CCPOA: California Correctional Peace Officers Association representing over 33,000 correctional officers, in the news again for attempting to obstruct and discredit a recent … Continue reading California’s Trench Coat Mafia: CCPOA
At one of the country’s most dangerous prisons, correctional officers face off against murderers, rapists, gangsters and each other By … Continue reading High Desert Suicide: Was a Prison Guard Hazed to Death?
Hugo Pinell, 71, who was among inmates who attempted to break out of San Quentin State Prison in 1971, died … Continue reading Hugo Yogi Bear Pinell-Dead at 71; CDCr officers scoff at the death of prisoner
This short Op-Doc documentary profiles a former prisoner who guides men released from life sentences in California through their first … Continue reading A Ride Home From Prison
CDCr…California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation ( there is no real rehabilitation, hence the small “r”). Staffed by CCPOA union … Continue reading The appalling story of a California prison guard who committed suicide: ‘The job made me do it’
If it killed politicians instead of prisoners, this illness would be national enemy No. 1. —By David Ferry Sika … Continue reading How the Government Put Tens of Thousands of People at Risk of a Deadly Disease
By Jessica Pishko Nonviolent female prisoners. Image courtesy of Last Gasp In 2011, under mounting pressure to decrease the … Continue reading CALIFORNIA WANTS TO REDUCE PRISON OVERCROWDING, YET KEEPS WOMEN LOCKED UP