Category: Prison Abuse

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

A lawsuit was filed Monday against three doctors and 11 nurses who work at a prison in Kansas as well as the company contracted to provide medical services for inmates throughout the state's prison system after medical staff ignored an inmate who told them, "it feels like something is ea ...
WATCH: Ohio Deputies Pepper Spray Man Strapped in Restraint Chair

WATCH: Ohio Deputies Pepper Spray Man Strapped in Restraint Chair

A Ohio sheriff's department once again has been exposed on video pepper spraying a detainee strapped in a restraint chair, a disturbing incident that took place a month after an almost identical video surfaced that was written off as an "isolated" incident by the sheriff who runs the jai ...
Three South Carolina Prison Guards Charged With Attempted Murder for Stabbing Handcuffed Inmate

Three South Carolina Prison Guards Charged With Attempted Murder for Stabbing Handcuffed Inmate

A male inmate was handcuffed in his cell when three guards stabbed the inmate multiple times. The stabbing occurred at Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia, South Carolina. Jarrell Boyan, 26, Pernell Fogle, 24, and Jaquan Smith, 24, have now been arrested for attempted murder ...
Milwaukee Jailers Mock and Ignore Pregnant Inmate Going into Labor, Resulting in Baby’s Death, Lawsuit Claims

Milwaukee Jailers Mock and Ignore Pregnant Inmate Going into Labor, Resulting in Baby’s Death, Lawsuit Claims

A mentally ill inmate whose baby died after jailers laughed at her and ignored her requests for medical attention when her water broke is suing the Milwaukee County Jail where three other people have died since April. Shade Swayzer is suing for $8.5 million, according to the Milwaukee J ...
Award-Winning New York Sheriff Refuses to Provide Details on Two Recent Inmate Deaths While Being Sued for Third Death

Award-Winning New York Sheriff Refuses to Provide Details on Two Recent Inmate Deaths While Being Sued for Third Death

Nobody at the Broome County Jail in New York is saying much about the two inmates who have died in less than a month. In fact, the local district attorney's office said it was not even aware of the latest death this week until contacted by the media. And even then, Broome County Di ...