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Caged Crusader advises feds, ACLU of systemic #LoveFL inmate endangerment

The Miami Herald dubbed inmate Harold Hempstead the Caged Crusader for his efforts to have those responsible for Darren Rainey’s June 23, 2012 scalding death at Dade Correctional Institution brought to justice by the US Department of Justice. That his … Continue reading

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Yes, there was another suspicious death at Dade CI

Unfortunately, the tip I wrote about on March 23rd was correct: 45-year-old Anthony Vidal’s March 11th death is now of record on the Florida Department of Corrections’ Inmate Mortality webpage for Dade Correctional Institution. That Vidal’s death is under investigation … Continue reading

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Was there another suspicious death at Dade CI?

If my sources are correct, there was another suspicious death at Dade Correctional Institution on March 11th. The name of the inmate given to me matches up to a online Florida Department of Corrections deceased inmate’s information page, a page … Continue reading

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.@TheJusticeDept: take over @FL_Corrections; prosecute @FLGovScott

Scott administration favors acts of revenge over reform By PAULA DOCKERY The message is clear: The good old boys’ club is still alive and well at DOC. via http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article43515639.html ——————————————- I’d like to believe that former Florida legislator Paula Dockery … Continue reading

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Two October deaths under investigation at Dade Correctional Institution

There are rumblings on Facebook that the bruising on 45-year-old Hanzel Bloodsaw’s body indicates his death was something other than suicide, which the Facebook posts state as the cause of death that authorities are claiming, so far. Bloodsaw died on … Continue reading

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@ACLUFL and other NGO’s honor, throw down with #CagedCrusader Harold Hempstead

 

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To @FLGovScott, inmate suicide is a natural cause of death

Hernando jail inmate commits suicide | Tampa Bay Times Times staff Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3:45pm BROOKSVILLE — A Hernando County inmate committed suicide Tuesday night, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. Detention deputies found Justin Michael Simonds, 26, … Continue reading

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