Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: corrections officers

Former correctional sergeant sentenced to prison for assaulting inmates

"Corrections officers are expected to safeguard the civil rights of prisoners. These officers ignored their duties and must be held to account for their actions.”

4 corrections officers charged with beating inmate and cover-up

If convicted, Finch, Thomas, and Blaylock face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for the civil rights charges.

Fifth correctional officer pleads guilty to beating inmate and covering up...

“Correctional officers must abide by and adhere to the same laws they take an oath to uphold and enforce.”

Former correctional officers plead guilty to causing woman’s death in custody

“The FBI New Orleans Field Office, in coordination with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney’s Office, remain committed to protecting the rights of all Americans, to include those incarcerated.”

3 corrections employees fired over Nazi salute photo

“This will not be tolerated on my watch—within the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation—or within any agency of state government.”

Former correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting inmate

Travoris Bottley faces a maximum statutory penalty of up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.