Tag Archives: Wexford

.@TheJusticeDept: TAKE OVER @FL_Corrections

Emergency Situation Declared At Florida Women’s Reception Center An oversight board has declared a health care emergency at a Florida women’s prison, according to records obtained by WMFE … Inspectors found: A diabetic prisoner didn’t get insulin for two to … Continue reading

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Petition – Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons

Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons Today, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and poor people and people of color suffer the most at the hands of our out-of-control incarceration industry.2That’s partly because the corporations that … 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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@FLGovScott going after Planned Parenthood, not Corizon and Wexford. #DeadInmates

Increasingly endangered witnesses (both inmates and corrections personnel) have said that the outside-controlled shower closet that Dade Correctional Institution corrections officers used to scald Darren Rainey to death in 2012 was used several times to punish other mentally ill inmates. … Continue reading

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Private Prison Lobbyists Are Raising Cash for Hillary Clinton

If Hillary doesn’t give back the cash, it’s time for her campaign to crash.

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FL man tortured by privatized “service” – Update

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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Psychotherapist George Mallinckrodt’s conversation with Florida DoC Secretary Julie Jones re #DeadInmates

The following is an excerpt from psychotherapist/author George Mallinckrodt’s blog. Please support his tireless efforts to reform Florida’s deadly prisons by purchasing his book – pictured above – via Amazon, if you’re able. You won’t regret it. March 23, 2015 … Continue reading

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Addiction: Its causes aren’t what you think; either is its cure.

Uploaded on Jan 4, 2007 The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered and It Is Not What You Think | Alternet Time magazine reported heroin was “as common as chewing gum” among U.S. soldiers, and there is solid evidence … Continue reading

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George Mallinckrodt seeking swift, sane FL DoC/OIG reform re #ScaldedToDeath

From George Mallinckrodt’s blog … February 12, 2015 An Informal Look at Florida State Senate Proposed Prison Reform Bill – SPB 7020 I focused on key provisions in the areas of the treatment of the mentally ill and inmate abuse. … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Ghosts may become Florida’s #DeadInmates

DOC Administration Office of Population Management [Oregon] Administrative Functions/Capacity and Resource Management Contact Info: Jamie Breyman, Office of Population Management Administrator 503-378-5854 Provide an infrastructure for system-wide strategic planning, and communication. Broker system-wide collaborative conversations and think tanks for innovation … Continue reading

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