RCJ Prisoner Testimony #7: Dehumanization in Jail is Standard (9.1.21)

From 5.15.21:"I have been in this jail since mid April. I got moved here from New River Valley Regional Jail because I was in a relationship with a lieutenant there. So RCJ is doing a courtesy hold. Upon my arrival I got put in a dirty cell. First I noticed the gauze on a mat.... Continue Reading →

WVRJ Inmate Testimony #4: Update on Covid-19 Outbreak (1.27.21)

It's no secret that jails and prisons are hotspots for COVID-19 outbreaks — in fact, they are death traps. As of last summer, the COVID-19 case rate in jails and prisons was 5.5 times higher than that of the general U.S. population. Small spaces, overcrowding, and inmate turnover — not to mention the lack of... Continue Reading →

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