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Reasons for taxpayers to join prisoners and riot @DOC

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Prisoners are rioting on a regular basis at the Franklin Correctional Institution, and taxpayers will join in soon if the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) doesn’t stop using public funds like cheap toilet paper. It’s been three years since three prison investigators who were doing the jobs we pay them to do confirmed cover-ups of inmate abuse at Franklin Correctional. Instead of firing the abusers and fixing the problems, DOC higher-ups covered up for the miscreants, and punished the good guys with…

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Senate committee hears about corruption inside the Dept. of Corrections

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Over the past year, the Florida Department of Corrections has come under fire for inmate deaths, allegations of abuse by prison guards, cover-ups, understaffing and officer shift issues. Today in Tallahassee, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee heard firsthand from some of those officials who have themselves come under retaliation simply by reporting such incidents. First up for the hour-long hearing was Doug Glissom, who works in the inspector general’s office. He mentioned the issue of inmate Quentin Faust, who complained…

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