Monday, April 5, 2010

Sheriff gets inmates moving on electricity-generating cycles

PHOENIX (ABC15) - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is implementing a new inmate program at Tent City Jail called "Pedal Vision."

The program uses inmate-powered cycles to generate electricity for televisions.

Reports say Arpaio's recent visit to Tent City inspired the idea, when he saw that many of the inmates were overweight.

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