Tag Archives: #CagedCrusader

@FL_Corrections: Abandon hope, all ye who enter here. Even children.

  A few of us who receive Harold Hempstead’s sworn affidavits about Florida prison conditions have a great deal of difficulty dealing with their content. This particular affidavit has shaken me since I received it in November … our public … Continue reading

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Gary Bennett is in peril because @FL_Corrections disrespects its workers

What’s Ahead Legislatively For Florida’s Prison, Juvenile Justice Systems? By Sascha Cordner “If you’re a correctional officer that makes more than the new base, you don’t get a raise this year—unless you qualify for the Governor’s performance bonus plan. But, … Continue reading

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“Mixed reviews” of @FL_Corrections’ secretary? Hardly.

Amid Some Mixed Reviews, Second Senate Panel Quickly Confirms Prison Chief Jones In the last few seconds of the committee, one correctional officer tried to address lawmakers about what she called the “ticking time bombs” within the department. But, there … Continue reading

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Denouncing @FL_Corrections Julie Jone’s denouncement of @MiamiHerald

Department of Corrections criticizes Miami Herald series on Lowell “Although the Herald did initially provide a list of interview topics, when the department requested that the Herald work together with our agency by providing questions in writing so that we … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: Grant yourself unlimited power to pardon; pardon Caged Crusader

Inmate – and public servant Forgive Harold Hempstead for not being perfect. He’s a felon serving a 165-year prison sentence in the series of Florida prisons. He’s a convicted burglar whose life of crime started as a teenager. He has … Continue reading

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Yet another #DeadInmate – no big deal to @FLGovScott

Inmate dies at Orient Road Jail | Tampa Bay Times An inmate died Sunday afternoon at Orient Road Jail, according to Hillsborough County sheriff’s officials … Foster, who was arrested Thursday for trespassing, had medical issues and had been in … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: Pardon Florida’s “Caged Crusader” – updated

(graphic of Harold Hempstead and Darren Rainey reprinted with permission) The inmate who exposed Florida prisons’ culture of cruelty | Miami Herald By Julie K. Brown jbrown@MiamiHerald.com “In my opinion, because Rainey was black, poor and mentally ill, to a … Continue reading

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