April 29, 2017

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER NOW

    Wondering what Marissa Alexander is doing NOW?  She's fighting and she's only just begun. Introducing: The Marissa Alexander Justice Project. Why I created this organization: I am the Lord’s servant. May your word to me be fulfilled….. The Mission of the MAJP is to provide services that promote the collaboration of broader movements of social justice and…

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  • FLORIDA OFFENDER EXIT INTERVIEWS

    This voluntary interview is being sent to offenders who are within 30 days of release from the Florida Department of Corrections to be completed and mailed back to Forgotten Majority.  The purpose of this interview is to capture their experience as an ex-inmate of Florida’s Prison System.  They are being asked to identify trouble spots…

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  • COMMISSIONER RICHARD D. DAVISON, FLORIDA COMMISSION ON OFFENDER REVIEW

    Commissioner Richard D. Davison, Secretary Commissioner Richard D. Davison is a veteran criminal justice official who has a background in prosecution, legislative, juvenile justice, corrections, and law enforcement. Commissioner Davison received his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 1984 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Florida in 1988.  While in…

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  • Whistleblowers Risk Retaliation as Part of Prison ‘Culture’

    By DARA KAM OF THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Whistleblowers at a North Florida prison were punished by their bosses after exposing abuse of inmates, including an instance where one guard sprayed noxious chemicals into a prisoner's mouth, according to an investigation by the state's Commission on Human Relations. The Wakulla Correctional Institution case reveals…

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  • JOURNEY INTO FLORIDA WOMEN’S RECEPTION CENTER

    John Gray, author of best seller ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, identified fundamental psychological differences between the male and female genders.  Likewise, there are notable distinctions between the culture at the Florida Women’s Reception Center (FWRC) and its male counterparts.  FWRC, located in Ocala, Florida, sits within walking distance of its sister…

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  • FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS – THE BIG GUNS HAVE RELOADED!

    For Immediate Release:     September 12, 2014 CONTACT: Florida Department of Corrections Communications Office: (850) 488-0420 First Coast News Interview/Forgotten Majority http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/09/12/doc-cracking-down-on-employee-misconduct/15551245/ DOC strictly enforcing zero-tolerance policy for inappropriate and criminal behavior by staff Tallahassee, Fla -- Today the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) announced that in addition to the six members of its staff that were…

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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 6 FIRED FOR INMATE ABUSE

    September 11, 2014 CONTACT: Florida Department of Corrections Communications Office:  (850) 488-0420 Mr. Michael Crews,        Mr. Timothy Cannon, Secretary                                Deputy DOC strictly enforcing zero-tolerance policy for criminal behavior by staff SIX DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS STAFF ARRESTED;  TERMINATED…

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  • SECRETARY CRACKS DOWN HARD ON INMATE ABUSE

    Secretary Michael Crews at the Site Visit, Lowell Correctional Institution         He said what he meant and he meant what he said!  Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) Secretary, Michael Crews, made it perfectly clear - ZERO tolerance for inmate abuse.  He is traveling to every prison in the state communicating the message that…

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  • CORRECTIONS TRANSITION PROGRAM

    Dr. Regina Shearn, Co-Founder, Corrections Transition Program   “MEN GOING HOME” The Corrections Transition Program (CTP) is known state wide as the LIFER’S PROGRAM.  Co-founded by Marta Villacorta, who served as Warden and  Regional IV Director and Dr. Regina B. Shearn, Professor of Psychology, FIU, the CTP prepares inmates for re-entry who are parole eligible and…

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