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Florida House bill would allow inmates more time off for good...

A proposal intended to relieve stress on Florida’s correctional officers, save hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, and encourage good behavior by inmates has...

Hillsborough lawmaker pushes to investigate inmate beatings in Florida prisons

In the wake of disturbing reports of abuse against inmates in Department of Corrections facilities, a Florida House Democrat is asking for a broad...

“We’re going to get better,” Florida’s new prisons chief vows

The recent reports of abuse in Florida prisons are disturbing.The Department of Corrections fired three guards at Lake Correctional Institute last month after they...

Corrections officials investigating another severe inmate beating by prison guards

The Florida Department of Corrections is investigating what's been described as a severe assault by prison guards against an inmate who is the former...

Three prison guards fired after video shows them brutally beating inmate

The Florida Department of Corrections says that three officers involved in the brutal beating of a prisoner at Lake Correctional Institute -  captured on...

Some FL legislators are visiting inside state prisons, and they report...

(Warning to readers that the linked video contains violence.)Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch said his Inspector General is investigating a “deeply...

So much for bold criminal justice reforms – modest changes to...

A measure that aims to make modest changes to some of Florida’s hard line criminal justice policies passed the Legislature Friday, and is now...

Hundreds of crime victims rally for safety and criminal justice reforms...

Aswad Thomas was a standout basketball player at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts, an NCAA Division III school. But his dream of playing professionally...

Here’s an idea to reduce Florida prison overcrowding

Florida prisoners are able to get time off their sentence due to good behavior, but our state has much tougher sentencing requirements than many...

An unequal criminal justice system hurts minorities: There may be one...

Legal experts, political groupies and citizens following the news were surprised and even outraged last week when a federal judge sentenced former Donald Trump...

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