Tag: corrections officers
"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.”
If convicted, Finch, Thomas, and Blaylock face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for the civil rights charges.
“Correctional officers must abide by and adhere to the same laws they take an oath to uphold and enforce.”
“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.”
“This will not be tolerated on my watch—within the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation—or within any agency of state government.”
Travoris Bottley faces a maximum statutory penalty of up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
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?