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FDoC or FDC: @FL_Corrections is dangerous by any acronym

Why Solitary Confinement in America Needs to Finally Stop September 30, 2015 By Lauren Lee White In early 2015, [Heather] Chapman was allowed to resume weekly visits to her son, and she says he has shown huge improvements since their … Continue reading

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@MiamiHerald reporting on @FL_Corrections denial of care falls short

Lawsuit claims Florida inmates are denied surgeries Three inmates are suing the Florida Department of Corrections and medical contractor Corizon, alleging Corizon refused to provide medically necessary surgical procedures in an effort to keep costs down. The class-action lawsuit, which … Continue reading

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Of course @JoeNegronFL isn’t surprised by @FL_Corrections’ dangerous understaffing

Audit details ‘dangerous’ understaffing at Florida prisons “There is nothing surprising or unanticipated,” said Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice. He said he is “satisfied with the legislative response” to Jones’ … Continue reading

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@TheJusticeDept: @FL_Corrections turned a 10-year sentence into a short, secret death sentence

Bills pile up, sky high, send that boy home, to die … Crimes of need are prosecuted zealously, crimes of greed are hardly ever prosecuted at all. It is why Rick Scott is committing additional greed-based crimes as Florida’s governor … Continue reading

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Did @FL_Corrections’ negligence turn a 10-year sentence into a short, secret death sentence?

One way to keep the Florida Department of Corrections mortality stats from revealing all that they should about prison conditions is to quietly facilitate an early release when inappropriate medical care puts an inmate in danger of imminent death. That … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: Have @TheJusticeDept take over @FL_Corrections; we deserve what L.A. County got

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Los Angeles County to Implement Sweeping Reforms on Mental Health Care and Use of Force Throughout the County Jail System The … Continue reading

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.@POTUS: have @TheJusticeDept take over @FL_Corrections before Ghosts really are ghosts

State attorney drops charges in case of Vero Beach man accused of repeatedly shouting racial epithets at family – TC Palm INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The State Attorney’s Office this week dropped charges against a man accused of stalking and … Continue reading

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