Category: Prison Abuse

WATCH: Texas Man Dies after Pleading “I Can’t Breathe” as Jail Guards Pile on Top of him Pepper Spraying him

WATCH: Texas Man Dies after Pleading “I Can’t Breathe” as Jail Guards Pile on Top of him Pepper Spraying him

A disturbing and infuriating video has surfaced showing a group of Texas jail guards piling on top of an inmate who repeatedly tells them he can't breathe, only for him to be found dead in his cell the following morning. Nineteen times in nine minutes is how many times Michael Sabbie ...
GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

Los Angeles police officers killed an unarmed man inside a city jail in 2012, claiming he was "violent and combative," which required several cops to pounce on him, including one who placed him in a chokehold until he stopped breathing. The incident led to the city of Los Angeles payi ...
Department of Justice Declares End to Private Prisons for Federal Inmates Within Five Years

Department of Justice Declares End to Private Prisons for Federal Inmates Within Five Years

The Department of Justice released a memo today announcing the end of federal contracts for all private prisons within the next five years. Today, there are 14,000 federal inmates held in private prisons run by three corporations. Last week, the Department of Justice released an in ...
No Justice for Freddie Gray: Baltimore Cops Face No Further Charges for In Custody Death

No Justice for Freddie Gray: Baltimore Cops Face No Further Charges for In Custody Death

"Is the system saying that Freddie Gray killed himself?" asked Kevin Moore, who recorded Freddie Gray's last moments alive as you can see in the video below, "Because nobody’s being held responsible." Baltimore prosecutors dropped all charges today. Last April, a young man entered ...
Texas Cop Accuses DA of Coverup in Sandra Bland Case

Texas Cop Accuses DA of Coverup in Sandra Bland Case

A Texas cop has stepped forward about the Sandra Bland investigation and lobbed serious accusations  at the Waller County District Attorney's office for excluding his testimony from the grand jury hearing in the criminal case against Texas DPS Officer Brian Encinia, who beat up Sandra Bl ...
Los Angeles Deputies Convicted for Beating Schizophrenic Man in Jail, Marking 21 Convictions in Federal Investigation

Los Angeles Deputies Convicted for Beating Schizophrenic Man in Jail, Marking 21 Convictions in Federal Investigation

Two Los Angeles sheriff's deputies were convicted this week for beating a mentally ill male inmate to "teach him a lesson" after he had mouthed off to jailers in March 2010. Bryan Brunsting, 31, and Jason Branum, 35, were both convicted on counts of conspiracy, falsifying records and ...