Whistleblowers describe culture of racism, abuse and cover-ups at Florida prison

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

Yes, and it is the same in prisons all over America. READ Culture of Cover Up Only when the abusers are prosecuted and imprisoned will they get the message: they must obey the law. READ How to avoid the deaths of prison guards and inmates  Excerpts from the Article: One former Panhandle prison employee said she filed a written complaint about a correctional officer’s racist behavior, then came into work several days later to another officer...

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The Use of Solitary Confinement in Virginia Is Inhumane and Unlawful

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

It is nothing short of outrageous the way prison officials abuse solitary confinement and then ignore Court Orders to correct their policies and practices. What most of these articles do not tell you is that solitary is often used to punish, totally illegally, inmates who speak out about the many abuses, as they did with me, keeping me in isolation for 1,510 days, when I should not have been in prison at all for those 4 years! READ It’s...

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Standards on Treatment of Prisoners (Table of Contents) – ABA Standards – For anyone litigating prisoner issues – kra

Posted by on May 4, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse | Comments

The entire article is too extensive to post, but anyone concerned with litigation concerning prisons should review this and focus on what their issues are. It’s a good resource. Standards on Treatment of Prisoners In February 2010, the ABA House of Delegates approved a set of ABA Criminal Justice Standards on Treatment of Prisoners. These Standards supplant the previous ABA Criminal Justice Standards on the Legal Status of Prisoners and,...

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Solitary confinement worsens mental illness. A Texas prison program meant to help can feel just as isolating. – This is a HUGE problem in our prisons- kra

Posted by on Apr 28, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, Prison Abuse | Comments

Tell me something I don’t know! I have seen how solitary confinement destroys people, particularly those with one or more mental illnesses, which is about 1/3 to 1/2 of the prison population (nobody knows what the real percentage is – it varies from study to study)  I was IN IT for 1,510 days, all unlawfully.  READ It’s not about What They Did to Me -Prison Abuse – My Mission    Thank you, God, for my strong spirit!  🙂 ...

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The German prison program that inspired Connecticut A prison in Connecticut is taking cues from Germany, where inmates do yoga and have keys to their cells. 60 Minutes reported on it in 2016

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse, Videos | Comments

Thank God that the mainstream show, 60 Minutes, again featured this. Word will spread and perhaps more politicians and prison officials will come to their senses!   These kinds of programs have proved far superior in keeping us safe for years in European countries.  Our “lock them up … tough on crime” policies have failed for over 40 years. See related articles on this website. Excerpts from the Article: This week on 60...

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