Scanners aid prison contraband detection – What a Farce! – kra With Letter to Editor – kra

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

Sounds good. Will accomplish damn near nothing! Anyone who knows what really goes on in Delaware D O C, and most prisons in the nation, knows that the overwhelming amount of CONTRABAND entering the facilities is brought in by D O C personnel, not visitors! Articles like this one highlight the fact that officials refuse to acknowledge the heart of the problem: a state agency out of control – D O C!  This expenditure of nearly a million...

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Michigan Settles Sex Abuse Claims by 1,300 Former Juvenile Offenders Housed With Adults for $80 Million

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | 0 comments

This is one case in one state, costing YOU tons of money … Nationwide, it is BILLIONS OF DOLLARS each year, because not enough of you raise hell about prison abuse! Excerpts from the Article: On January 29, 2020, the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) agreed to pay $80 million to resolve a class action lawsuit filed by juveniles who were housed in adult facilities where they were allegedly subjected to sexual assault and other...

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Wilmington received a federal grant to purchase body cameras for its police officers

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

See my earlier related articles. I have called for Body cams on all cops since they came out; they can eliminate/solve sooooooo many problems. Excerpts from the Article: Wilmington officials have received a federal grant to pay for the Police Department to wear body cameras, the city announced Thursday. The $630,000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice will cover the cost of cameras for the department’s 315 officers and four...

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Why 4,998 died in U.S. jails without getting their day in court- OUTRAGEOUS! NO day in court!- kra

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | 0 comments

My good friend and excellent attorney, Steve Hampton, sent me this article.  I choose to post it nearly in its entirety because it is so important. However, I have omitted several pages detailing gruesome deaths, which appear often in reports like this one. Just click at the end on “The Whole Story” for those tragic details.  Thank God for the diligent and determined team of reporters at Reuters, trying to shed light on the scope of...

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ABA report captures impact of privatization of fees on the poor

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs | 0 comments

My good friend and great lawyer, Steve Hampton, sent me this article.  Second only to “the war on drugs”, privatization is the worst thing to happen to our criminal justice system. Excerpts from the Article: Hefty fees for services such as drug testing and electronic monitoring are weighing down low-income people moving through the criminal justice system, according to a report by the American Bar Association. The report,...

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