Tag: prisoners

Scott PowersApril 5, 2017
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6min333
Florida’s sheriffs are mad at federal authorities for calling them out for not taking what the sheriffs believe are illegal actions. The Florida Sheriff’s Association is charging that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is asking them to illegally detain prisoners. And when the sheriffs refuse, they risk being being spotlighted for failing to detain criminal aliens, […]

Phil AmmannOctober 19, 2016
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10min170
In making its case to end third-party nonprofit drug abuse treatment and counseling for soon-to-be-released prisoners, the Florida Department of Corrections relied on false cost analysis and misleading statements. Daniel Ducassi of POLITICO Florida reports on newly released documents showing plans to cut nearly 700 so-called “transition” beds for prisoners in community-based facilities leading up to their […]


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