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Philly jails extend cashier hours, but most inmates still would be released without IDs, cash, or phones

Philadelphia prisons commissioner Blanche Carney extends the hours when released inmates can retrieve their belongings, but it would only help a fraction of the thousands set free at night.

'A humanitarian disaster': Thousands of Philly inmates get released without their cash, IDs

Thousands of inmates released from Philly jails have to make do without basic personal belongings like cash and ID after being set free.