Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Friday, August 29, 2014
Panel: Jailing homeless a nonsolution
Mayor agrees but says 'working people' come first for housing

David Peery, an attorney from Miami, spent a few hours Thursday sharing his views on the "criminalization" of the homeless with Key West officials and activists.

Then he shared his personal experience.

"I am homeless," Peery said, from his seat on a panel of experts who argued the cost of arresting, jailing, prosecuting and punishing those who live on the...

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