Department of Corrections
Lawyers for an inmate who died at a Florida prison after telling her family that a prison guard had threatened her life are asking the U.S. Department of Justice for an investigation.
The state’s Department of Correction plans to implement a number of changes after reports of abuse of inmates with mental illness surfaced.
New allegations that Governor Rick Scott’s own top watchdog was warned about a possible cover-up of two suspicious prison deaths and did nothing have surfaced.
The Department of Corrections (DOC) launched a database Tuesday meant to bring some light to inmate deaths.
In the wake of a death of Miami-Dade mentally ill inmate who died after being left in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, the state’s Department of Corrections is set to announce new reforms to protect those in the custody of the state.
In one of his final letters to his mother, Justin Campos wrote that, although he was serving a life sentence for killing two members of the notorious Latin Kings gang, he had faith that God would protect him.
Florida corrections officials and the federal government fired the latest salvos this week in a drawn-out battle over whether the state is required to serve kosher meals to inmates.
The driver accused of causing a deadly crash into a central Florida day care faced a judge Friday.
The driver accused of causing a deadly crash into a Florida day care surrendered to authorities on Thursday.
The convicted murderer of nine-year-old Jimmy Ryce, Juan Carlos Chavez, has less than 19 hours to live and his lawyers are spending those hours fighting to extend his life through last minute appeals.