COVID-19 Inmate Death Toll Tops 100 In FloridaFlorida’s prison system reached a grim milestone this week, as state corrections officials reported that more than 100 inmates have died of complications related to COVID-19.
Florida Prison Overdoses Not Tracked Amid Contraband ProblemsFlorida’s prison system, the third-largest in the nation, has long faced issues with contraband drugs, yet the state agency that grapples with the problems does not track the number of inmates treated for overdoses.
Gov. Scott Orders Independent Analysis Of Florida PrisonsFlorida Governor Rick Scott has ordered an independent analysis of the state's prison system.
Florida Senate Passes Bill To Reduce Prison Beatings, DeathsA newly passed bill is aiming to change the scandal-plagued Florida prison system by reducing prison beatings and deaths.
Former Prisons Chief Knocks Scott For Ignoring Real ProblemsThe former director of the state's prisons has knocked Governor Rick Scott for reportedly ignoring the crisis in the corrections' system.
Senate Bill Targets Troubled Prison SystemAmid scrutiny over inmate deaths and alleged misconduct in Florida's prisons, a new bill is aimed at improving the system.