Category Archives: #PrisonIndustrialComplex

Former @FL_Corrections Secretary Julie #DeadInmates Jones found a new job. God help New Mexico.

Lujan Grisham says her administration will look into Hepatitis C prison problems Lujan Grisham, who has been on the job for five weeks, last week named Julie Jones, a former Florida corrections secretary, to take over the corrections system and … Continue reading

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The Crusader (#HaroldHempstead) and The Jerk (me) … one of us wrote a book

  It wasn’t me. Harold Hempstead wrote and published Department of Corruption … Darren Rainey: The UntoldStory. From behind prison bars, Harold recounted not only his witnessing of Darren Rainey’s scalding death at Dade Correctional Institution, but the systemic torture … Continue reading

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Press Release: EVENTS 10:00 a.m. TODAY – 1/8/19 – addressing @FL_Corrections’ engineered recidivism

Engineering recidivism – setting inmates up to fail upon reentry to their communities – is a conspiratorial Color of Law activity. Reoffending benefits no one except those who have invested in prison vendors or private prisons, as well as the … Continue reading

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.@GovernorVA: Don’t transfer activist inmate Kevin #Rashid Johnson again

Rashid Threatened with Transfer — Hearing on Sept 10th — BLOCK THE PHONES! We have learned that the Virginia Department of Corrections is planning to hold a hearing Monday September 10th, to have Rashid transferred out of state yet again. … Continue reading

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#CriminalizingMentalIllness: We simply must stop doing things that clearly don’t work.

Florida Inmate Vincent Gaines Starved to Death in Prison, Lawsuit Says | Miami New Times When Vincent Gaines was sentenced to five years in prison on robbery charges in June 2013, state officials recommended he be placed in a mental-health … Continue reading

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Feds finally show up at #LoveFL’s Lowell Correctional Institution. It’s already too late … will it also be too little? #DeadInmates

Feds to probe abuse allegations at Florida women’s prison | Miami Herald The U.S. Department of Justice has opened a federal civil rights investigation into sexual misconduct by correctional officers as well as other abuses against women at Lowell Correctional … Continue reading

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Time on Ice: Florida Officials Torture Prisoners With Freezing Strip Cells

“As Fyodor Dostoyevsky once said, to understand society one need only look inside its prisons.”

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.@TheJusticeDept, attn: #TomWheeler – #LoveFL needs you to keep your word, quickly

With Florida inmates dying of starvation, medical neglect and violence in increasing numbers, outpacing other states, we must push Tom Wheeler to be as good as his word, without any delay … a new bill intends to impose harsh new … Continue reading

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@FLGovScott @FL_Corrections: Bring #Ghosted whistleblower/inmate Harold Hempstead back to FL

From: Windy Hempstead Date: March 17, 2017 10:21:17 PM EDT To: Howard Simon <hsimon@aclufl.org>, Steven Wetstein <swetstein2@aol.com>, Randy Berg <rberg@floridajusticeinstitute.org>, James Cook <cookjv@gmail.com>, Amy McClellan <amyjmcclellan@gmail.com>, [Susan Chandler], Julie Jones <jones.julie@mail.dc.state.fl.us>, [Jeremy Schanche], “hard.shannon@flsenate.gov” <hard.shannon@flsenate.gov>, “gregevers@me.com” <gregevers@me.com> Subject: urgent My … Continue reading

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After five years in solitary confinement …

Published on Jan 17, 2017 Heather Chapman’s bipolar son was sentenced to 10 years in prison for robbery at age 19. She says his condition has worsened since then, due in large part to his time in isolation. She’s afraid … Continue reading

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