Prison Industrial Complex

Regional Juvenile Detention Center Supervisor Sentenced to Six Months in Jail For Groping Female Inmate

A former supervisor at the Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Casper will serve six months in jail followed five years of probation after admitting that he groped a female inmate

“I Need Some Help Please”: A Woman Died in a Virginia Prison After Begging For Medical Care

GOOCHLAND, VA. – Victoria Addison was sifting through boxes of her biological mother’s belongings from prison when she came across the handwritten pleas for help. “I still can’t keep anything

WATCH: Cuyahoga County to Pay $180,000 Settlement After Juvenile Inmates Forced to fight For Guards’ Entertainment

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County has agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by four former juvenile detention inmates who claimed guards forced them to fight for their

Fremont County Corrections Officer Gets Light Sentence For Smuggling Meth Into Jail

CANON CITY, Colo. – A 25-year-old former Fremont County corrections officer who admittedly fell in love with an inmate and smuggled drugs into the jail facility multiple times will spend

Wrongfully Jailed Michigan Man Wins $3.5 Million: ‘I Kept Saying, It’s Not Me’

Michigan – Over and over again, the man protested: “You got the wrong guy.” But the police didn’t listen. They arrested him at work in front of his colleagues, hauled

WATCH: Disgraced Rutherford County Sheriff Seeks Prison Reform From Behind Bars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A pardon is not enough. In a letter to President Trump, disgraced former Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold wants not only a pardon, he also asks for

Brooklyn Man Set Free After Disgraced Detective Cost Him 24 Years Behind Bars

A Brooklyn man who spent the last 24 years behind bars walked free Friday after a judge tossed out the indictment that put him there. Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Sharen

Tennessee Correctional Officer Arrested For Pepper Spraying Inmate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A former CoreCivic correctional officer was arrested for allegedly pepper spraying an inmate at the Metro Detention Center. According to the police affidavit, Oluwatobi M. Ola pulled

California Prison Guards Violate Rules For Using Force on Prisoners Half The Time, Report Says

Guards at California prisons violated policy in nearly half the instances they used force on inmates during a six-month period in 2017, state investigators have concluded. In a 47-page report

Detroit Detectives Faked Evidence, Sent Man to Prison for 25 Years

A lawsuit filed by a man who spent 25 years in prison for a 1992 murder he didn’t commit claims a pair of former Detroit police detectives fabricated evidence in

Wrongfully Convicted N.J. Man Agrees to Drop Federal Lawsuit In Exchange for $1.6M Settlement

New Jersey’s Bloomfield Township has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a wrongly convicted Black man whose violent arrest by officers was

Wrongfully Convicted Tarrant County Woman Has No Faith in Justice System

COLLEYVILLE, Texas – As Karen Lucchesi looked through a box filled with photos of a difficult time in her life, it became clear that pictures aren’t necessary to jog her