April 29, 2017

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  • ACHIEVABLE SOLUTIONS FOR FLORIDA’S FLAWED GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

    Courtesy of George Mallinckrodt Author:  GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/ http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/banned_book.htm http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/getting_away_with_murder.htm Despite the recent arrests of a few officers implicated in a pill ring and others who have engaged in criminal activity, the culture of brutality and secrecy is alive and well within the FL DOC.  This paper presents a solution, if implemented, that…

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  • FLORIDA HOUSE GUTS SENATE BILL 7020

                       THIS IS YOUR CALL TO ACTION!         SB 7020 passed the Senate unanimously on March 18th but House Bill 7131 has extracted the molars, the teeth that grind.  HB 7131 removes the Florida Corrections Commission, an independent oversight Commission with the authority to…

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  • OVERSIGHT COMMISSION FOR FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

    Senate Bill 7020, submitted by Senator Greg Evers,  which appoints a Florida Corrections Commission to investigate abuses within the prisons, passed unanimously on 3/18/15. Featured Article Courtesy of Mary Ellen Klaus,  Bradenton Herald,  3/19/15 TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate on Wednesday put money behind its pledge to reform the state's troubled prison system, voting to…

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  • FLORIDA JUSTICE IMPACT PROJECT

    The Florida Justice Impact Project (FJIP), sponsored by Forgotten Majority, Inc., is slated to open its doors July 1, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. This legal enterprise will offer Criminal Defense services to local residents who are economically disadvantaged, as determined by Federal Poverty Guidelines.  In addition, they will respond to reports of inmate abuses and follow…

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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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  • THE INFAMOUS BLACK BOX

       The Black Box is a a handcuff cover which protects the key hole and prevents the offender from picking or tampering with any parts of the lock.  This protective device is made from high-strength, high-impact ABS plastic and, according to the manufacturer, the security clip is the same strength as steel.  The Black Box is…

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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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  • PRIVATE PRISON CONTRACT CANCELLED

    Printed Courtesy  of 'Color of Change' October 2, 2014 Reports reveal FL guards slapping and choking kids and fracturing their bones. One child held in a Youth Services International (YSI) for-profit prison described it as being "kept like rats in a trap, in a maze." (1) After 15,000 ColorOfChange members took action demanding an end…

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