‘It’s a bloodbath’: staff describe life inside America’s most violent prison


A former guard and a pastor at Holman prison speak of stabbings, riots and abuse, aggravated by overcrowding and slim … Continue reading ‘It’s a bloodbath’: staff describe life inside America’s most violent prison

BEYOND PUNISHMENT: A Miami Herald investigation of Lowell Correctional Institution


The Miami Herald continues to blow the Florida Department of Corrections wide open with their newest investigative series. I-Team investigation … Continue reading BEYOND PUNISHMENT: A Miami Herald investigation of Lowell Correctional Institution

Grand jury report rips Florida prison over deadly beatdown


Matthew Walker-Florida Department of Corrections BY JULIE K. BROWN jbrown@miamiherald.com Matthew Walker was unconscious, handcuffed, face-down on the sidewalk, in … Continue reading Grand jury report rips Florida prison over deadly beatdown

Family of mentally ill inmate says guards laughed and joked as he died


By Tom McGhee The Denver Post   Christopher Lopez, 35, is carried by guards, shown here, in the final hours … Continue reading Family of mentally ill inmate says guards laughed and joked as he died