FL National Guard Could Help at Short-Staffed Prisons

FL National Guard Could Help at Short-Staffed Prisons

News Service of Florida
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September 5, 2022
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — As the state continues to struggle with a shortage of correctional officers, a legislative panel next week will consider a plan that would activate Florida National Guard members to help at prisons, according to a document published Friday. The Joint Legislative Budget Commission is slated Sept. 9 to take up […]
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Hardy Blames Republicans for COVID Inmate Deaths

Hardy Blames Republicans for COVID Inmate Deaths

Javier Manjarres
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July 25, 2021
Progressive State Rep. Omari Hardy (D), aka " Troublemaker Extraordinaire" as he likes to refer to himself, is in full campaign mode in his endeavor to replace former Rep. Alcee Hastings (D) and is blaming Republicans statewide for the COVID deaths of inmates since the pandemic began. Rep. Hardy, recently responded to a tweet tweet […]
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Correctional facilities look to curb criminal activity

Correctional facilities look to curb criminal activity

Javier Manjarres
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September 9, 2019
For decades, prison life has been glorified in Hollywood movies and reality TV as a continuation of an inmate’s criminal career, depicting how crimes are committed within the friendly confines of state and federal penitentiaries.
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DeSantis signs death warrant for anti-gay murderer

DeSantis signs death warrant for anti-gay murderer

Javier Manjarres
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June 11, 2019
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has just signed his second death warrant since taking office this past January, and could be on pace to surpass Gov. Rick Scott's record 23 signed death warrants in 8 years as governor of Florida. DeSantis’ press office sent out the formal letter signing off on Gary Ray Bowles’ execution that […]
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