Friday, September 29, 2023

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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.”

Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former deputy jailer sentenced to prison after assaulting inmate

“The FBI will not tolerate correctional officers who violate a person’s civil rights.”

Video shows jail attendant assaulting handcuffed man

“This kind of incident does create a blemish. It is painful to watch.”

Lights back on at NYC jail after hundreds protest, but prisoners...

Demonstrators rallied throughout the weekend to protest the conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center, which is run by the Bureau of Prisons.

Former sheriff’s sergeant sentenced to prison for assaulting detainee on video

In addition to writing a false report after the incident to justify the assault, Prejean was caught on surveillance video repeatedly striking the compliant detainee while ordering his police dog to bite him for no apparent reason.

Mumia seeks to show top state judge doubled as prosecutor and...

Philly cops get priority courtroom seats.

Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault charges

Accused of sexually assaulting at least 50 women during his decades-long career, the jury in his retrial found him guilty Thursday of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

10 Facts You Need to Know About the Stephen Avery Case

“Innocent people are put in jail every day in the US. According to a recent report from the National Registry of Exonerations at the University of Michigan Law School, 125 falsely accused prisoners were exonerated in 2014.”

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Senate Dems want to cancel all student lunch debt—a ‘term so absurd that it...

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman said the aim of the bill is to "stop humiliating kids and penalizing hunger."

Climate campaigners decry ‘absolutely horrendous’ brutality against protesters at fed summit

"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.

Switzerland loses 10% of glacier volume in just two years

“Glaciers are the ambassadors of climate change. They make it very clear what is happening out there because they respond in a very sensitive way to warming temperatures.”