Exclusive: Warden Says He Was “Fall Guy” In Inmate’s Death When inmate Darren Rainey died an excruciating death in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, allegedly being punished by guards, Jerry Cummings was the warden. Cummings, in his first on-camera interview, told CBS4's Gary Nelson he was made the scapegoat after Rainey's death was revealed this year in an expose by The Miami Herald.
Corrections Dept. Reforms In Wake Of Scalding Death Of Dade Inmate 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.
Facing South Florida: State Prisons ScandalWhat's next for Florida's scandal-prone prison system? Jerry Cummings, the warden at the Dade Correctional Institution was recently fired. We focus on that, what led up to it, and the fallout yet to come with Howard Simon, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida.
Corrections Chief Installs New Leaders At Troubled Miami-Dade PrisonA new warden has been named at Dade Correctional Institution after the previous warden and two of his assistants were fired after the investigation into an inmate death who died in a scalding shower was taking too long.