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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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