Joanne and Scot Sacco

Joanne and Scot Sacco of Manchester talk about their late son, Nicholas, at their Manchester home last week. The framed picture is of Nicholas playing golf.

Family with display

Joanne and Scot Sacco of Manchester comfort each other at their Manchester home on April 13. On display is a memorial for their late son, Nicholas.

LAST MONTH, the New Hampshire House voted by a close margin to tighten up laws from 2018 that reformed bail.

Even though the rate of violent crime is down in Manchester, the lawmakers were cheered on by Mayor Joyce Craig and Police Chief Allen Aldenberg, who apparently believe locking up people is the way to deal with crime.

This is an expert report submitted in U.S. District Court on behalf of American Institutional Medical Group, which provides physician services to the Valley Street jail.
This expert report, prepared for the family suing Valley Street jail after their son's death, was prepared by the physician who oversaw addition-related issues at Rikers Island in New York City.