Tag Archives: Rick Scott

Guards killing inmates is “old school” per @DOCJulieJones, but school is still in session.

DOC secretary visits local troubled prison – NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida … we do have some people that are old school and we need to get them to think differently,” said Jones. It’s … Continue reading

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.@DOCJulieJones, @FL_Corrections, @FLGovScott: Who’ll be Dade C.I.’s 2015 suspicious death? Did he die already?

Dade Correctional Institution is deadly … like other Florida facilities. 2014: Lavar Valentin told Dade corrections officers that his cellmate threatened to kill him, and asked for protection. The officers ignored him. His cellmate killed him. 2013: After suffering abuse … Continue reading

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Florida demonstrates how not to reform a prison system

Naked Politics – Department of Corrections | Miami Herald & MiamiHerald.com “Mr. Cannon’s leadership, compassion and correctional experience have had a positive impact on our Department,” said DOC Secretary Julie Jones in a statement. He will be replaced by Ricky Dixon as interim … Continue reading

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FL man tortured by privatized “service”

Man Alleges Horrific Abuse On Private Prison Van | ThinkProgress Darren Richardson of Florida says he was urinated on and denied food during a 10-day trip in a private prison transport company’s van, after he was pulled over for rolling … Continue reading

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“Compassion fatigue” not a factor of Andre Sheffield’s in-custody Brevard medical negligence death

Staff disciplined after jailed Florida teen’s death | Miami Herald Miami Herald For more than a decade, Florida juvenile justice administrators have been on notice: Children are not supposed to die in state custody for lack of the same medical … Continue reading

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Congress must adopt “Mandela Rules” … enough #DeadInmates, already

PRESS RELEASE “Mandela Rules” passed, standards on the treatment of prisoners enhanced for the 21st century Passage of landmark resolution at the Vienna Crime Commission revises the 1955 standard minimum rules for treatment of prisoners, ensuring they remain the universally … Continue reading

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Close-to-home in-custody death is on @FLGovScott’s hands. Why won’t he “Get to work?”

Mitchell Brad Martinez: Indian River County inmate found unconscious is now dead – wptv.com VERO BEACH, Fla. – An inmate, Mitchell Brad Martinez, 37, of Vero Beach, has died four days after Indian River County deputies found him unconscious in … Continue reading

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