More than 600,000 people are released from prisons every year, many with costly health conditions but no medications, medical records, a health care provider, or insurance.
Georgia’s prison system could undergo a radical change with Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposal to spend $600 million to open two new prisons that would replace four outdated correctional facilities with the aim to make prisons safer and cut costs.
The DOJ will investigate whether “the state of Georgia adequately protects prisoners” in medium and high-level security prisons “from physical harm at the hands of other prisoners as required by the 8th Amendment.”
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to know if understaffing in Georgia prisons is deadly. And a Georgia mother has questions about how — and why — her convicted son died at 24, just six years into his life sentence.
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Inmates Ricky Dubose, 24 and Donnie Russell Rowe, 43 shot and killed two state corrections officers during a bus transport Tuesday morning in Putnam...
The Georgia Department of Corrections says several prisons are under lockdown because rising tensions between inmate gangs and the death of a prisoner...