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Julie Jones is no @FL_Corrections crusader

The Miami Herald’s article, “The education of Julie Jones, Florida’s prisons chief” was one-sided. It neglected to question Rick Scott’s choice of Jones to head the Florida Department of Corrections in the face of the unresolved controversies of her leadership … Continue reading

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@POTUS: @TheJusticeDept MUST take over FL prison system; another #DeadInmate

Inmate death at Baker Correctional Institution triggers internal review SANDERSON, Fla. — An internal investigation is underway following the death of an inmate at Baker Correctional Institution in Sanderson Tuesday, authorities told First Coast News. Inmate Antonio Gallashaw, 23, died … Continue reading

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Another FL inmate murdered, per conflicted, official source

Inmate dies at Graceville prison – Jackson County Floridan : Crimes/Courts The death of an inmate at Graceville Correctional Facility Sunday is being investigated by the Florida Department Law Enforcement and the Florida Department of Corrections. It is believed to … Continue reading

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On planet Gannett, there’s optimism about availability of @FL_corrections’ “releases”

Early release options exist for Florida inmates With state prison and criminal justice reforms in the news, state inmates, their families, supporters, lawyers and other advocates should be aware of early release options and strategies. Florida has nearly 101,000 inmates … Continue reading

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@Paula_Dockery calls out @FLGovScott on prison reform

Paula Dockery: Come on, Gov. Scott, get to work fixing corrections department | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune People are dying in state care, and all Gov. Rick Scott can muster is a blank stare. Since 2000, 3,954 inmates have … Continue reading

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@AP: @FLGovScott appoints insider to lead Dept of Corrections

Florida governor names new chief for prisons | The Miami Herald When she retired last May, [Julie] Jones received a lump sum retirement payment of nearly $622,000. She will also start receiving regular retirement payments of $9,730 starting in May … Continue reading

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Gretl Plessinger’s dual role in the gassing death of inmate Randall Jordan-Arparo.

After Florida inmate’s lethal gassing, claims of cover-up – Political Currents – MiamiHerald.com The FDLE report said: “Though inmate Jordan-Aparo did complain numerous times of medical problems commencing four 4 days prior to this death, it is not the scope … Continue reading

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