Justice Denied: The Harmful and Lasting Effects of Pretrial Detention – The Answer

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Last updated on January 23rd, 2020 at 10:50 pmLast April, the Vera Institute of Justice came out with a brief titled, “Justice Denied: The Harmful and Lasting Effects of Pretrial Detention”. It’s an indictment against pretrial detention and private bail. After noticing this report and briefly scanning it, it was apparent it was another propaganda […]

What You Need to Know About Florida’s New Immigration Hold Agreements

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Last updated on January 11th, 2020 at 06:09 pmFlorida’s New Immigration Hold Agreements 17 Florida counties recently agreed to increase immigration hold times for those jailed on criminal charges. Here’s what you need to know. During President Donald Trump’s first year in office, the arrests of undocumented immigrants in the Florida region rose by 75 […]

Deception: McAuliffe on Inmate Phone Calls

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Last updated on January 12th, 2020 at 04:11 pmThe governor issued a press release (Governor McAuliffe Announces Further Reduction on Inmate Phone Calls Rates) in late December announcing the new contract. The state of Virginia has apparently negotiated another contract with the exploitively shameful company Global TEL*Link (GTL). In doing so, Governor McCalliffe continues to […]

Three Inmates Died at the Richmond Jail

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Last updated on January 13th, 2020 at 12:28 amLast week, three inmates died at the Richmond jail. The deaths occurred within 72 hours. According to the Richmond Times Dispatch, an email news release was sent on Thursday, July 16 from the Sheriff’s Office stating that three inmates died “over the last 72 hours” inside the […]

New Richmond Police Chief

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Last updated on January 15th, 2020 at 12:54 amOn February 2, 2015, Richmond, Virginia Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced the appointment of the new Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham. Mayor Jones spoke proudly of Alfred Durham’s experience and credentials. Specifically, Mr. Durham’s credentials include: worked in Richmond serving on former Chief Rodney Monroe’s leadership team […]

Richmond City Jail Is Open

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Last updated on January 24th, 2020 at 10:57 amThe Richmond City Jail is Open for Business The Richmond City Jail is open. After many delays, the new jail opened on July 28th. All of the inmates were moved from the old jail to the new. The jail, named the Richmond City Justice Center, is located […]