Tag Archives: Rick Scott

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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“My f*ck the world, I’m outta here note” = FL needs an impeachment process, NOW

I took Richard Mair’s 2013 suicide at Dade Correctional Institution very hard, and not only because it resulted from his inability to cope with the guards’ physical abuse that was allowed to continue after they scalded Darren Rainey to death … Continue reading

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Some reasons why it’s not okay for prisons to destroy “inventory”

Forged Drug Test Results May Free Tens of Thousands From Prison A recent Supreme Judicial Court ruling is expected to free tens of thousands from prison. Those who are expected to be impacted by Monday’s decision are those whose drug … Continue reading

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@BrevardSheriff Wayne Ivey … luck vs legwork

BCSO Solves 1988 Murder Cold Case, Perp Gets Life | It is a very good feeling when we can meet with the family of the victim and tell them that the individual responsible for their loss has been brought to … Continue reading

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A LETTER FROM MY BROTHER I THOUGHT I’D SHARE

Inmate Harold Hempstead writes to his sister Windy about Darren Rainey’s Dade Correctional Institution scalding homicide. Because I advocate for incarcerated innocents, I know that abuse, neglect and violence within Florida jails and prisons is pervasive, so Harold is a … Continue reading

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On planet Gannett, @FL_corrections reform is already working

Guards’ arrests shows new accountability in Florida prisons “Whether it [was] accidental or whether it [was] purposeful, any behavior on the part of an officer will not be tolerated, bling spot or no,” Jones said. via Guards’ arrests shows new … Continue reading

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@ArtheniaJoyner responds to @FLGovScott’s false claims re expiring LIP agreement

Minority Office — Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2015 CONTACT: Michelle DeMarco, 850.487.5833 Senate Democratic Leader Arthenia Joyner Responds To Governor Rick Scott’s False Claims Tallahassee —Fed up with Republican Governor Rick Scott’s never-ending attacks on the federal … Continue reading

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