Police Misconduct Blog


Forbidden Phones Reveal Horrors of Mississippi Prisons

Forbidden Phones Reveal Horrors of Mississippi Prisons

Smartphones aren’t permitted in prisons. Of course, that does not mean they aren’t readily available - for a price. These days, the use of contraband smartphones by inmates are revealing, through images and words, the horrors of conditions in Mississippi and other prisons.
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Five Inmates Killed, Two Missing in One Week in Mississippi Prisons

Five Inmates Killed, Two Missing in One Week in Mississippi Prisons

The Mississippi prison system is a well-known hellhole. Its horrible reputation just got worse (if possible) after five inmates were killed, and two are currently missing since violence erupted at three facilities beginning December 29. The Mississippi Department of Corrections (“MDOC”)...

Louisiana -  Highest Incarceration and Worst Prison Healthcare?

Louisiana - Highest Incarceration and Worst Prison Healthcare?

It’s the day after Christmas and for most Americans, it’s another peaceful day to spend with family. Many are back in work although the week between Christmas and New Years Eve is usually more relaxed. For tens of thousands of inmates, it’s just another day in prison.
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New York Inmate’s Suicide Preventable If Warning Signs Heeded

New York Inmate’s Suicide Preventable If Warning Signs Heeded

Albeit unfortunate and tragic, it was really no surprise that Cachin Anderson killed himself in prison. There were ample warnings signs but had officials heeded those indications, Anderson, 33, might not have taken his own life on June 28, 2017.
The New York Commission of Corrections...




Sheriff’s Deputy Tackles Quadruple Amputee

Sheriff’s Deputy Tackles Quadruple Amputee

By their very nature, police brutality videos are horrific. However, a video first shown on KOLD of a Pima County, Arizona Sheriff’s Deputy committing assault is especially appalling. The victim is a quadruple amputee. Yes, a man twice the size of a 15-year-old boy with no arms and legs...

Former Cop Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Woman in Custody

Former Cop Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Woman in Custody

On August 23, 2017, a woman, deep in the throes of alcohol withdrawal, checked into St. Anthony North Health Campus Hospital in Westminster, Colorado. Staff members saw her stealing medical supplies from the emergency room and notified the police.
Police officer Curtis Lee Arganbright, then...

Criminal Charges Filed Against Jeffrey Epstein Guards

Criminal Charges Filed Against Jeffrey Epstein Guards

When the most notorious inmate at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City managed to kill himself in August, his death raised more questions than answers. Jeffery Epstein, 66, purported purveyor of underage girls to some of the most powerful men on the planet, managed to hang himself...