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Photo of Prisoner Beaten by Georgia Gang Members Posted Online by Prisons are designed to be closed institutions, cut off from the rest of the world. Contraband cell phones, however, are opening them up and exposing the reality of what happens behind the walls. When Demetria Harris saw a photo ...
Publication • November 30, 2016
, OPS, TARGETING & EXPLOITATION 3 MOBILE PHONE SURVEILLANCE 4 VOICE CHANGERS FOR TERRORIST TELEPHONE CALLS? 5 POTENTIAL FOR TERRORIST USE OF TWITTER: A RED TEAMING PERSPECTIVE. 7 SAMPLE OF OTHER
Article • October 14, 2016
Prison-Area Cell Phone Companies Not Liable for Attempted Hit on Guard by Matthew Clarke In a March 25, 2015, opinion, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that cell phone service providers and owners of cell towers in the area around a South Carolina prison were not liable for the ...
Los Angeles Sheriff's Office Settles Visitor Beating Case for $1 Million by Derek Gilna Los Angeles County Jail deputies have a reputation for brutal treatment of prisoners, and have paid out millions of dollars in settlements as a result. However, even a man visiting his brother Robert at Men's Central ...
Article • August 10, 2016
Texas Guards and Prisoners Rarely Prosecuted for Contraband Cellphones by Matthew Clarke According to an investigation conducted by the Texas Tribune, guards and prisoners are rarely prosecuted for the contraband cell phones found within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). The investigation discovered that only 5% of the cellphone ...
Article • August 10, 2016
Guard’s Suspension for Dragging Injured Maine Pretrial Detainee Upheld by David Reutter Louisiana officials are resorting to unconventional tactics to combat the “international” problem of cellphones within its jails and prisons. Prisoner use of the contraband phones has become so widespread that rarely a day goes by that guards fail ...
Alabama Prisoners Bribed to Dance Nude for Doughnuts by Three Alabama jail guards have been charged in a “dancing for doughnuts” practice. Pickens County Jail guards Demetrius Harris, Anthony Lavender, and Chance Draper were charged with felony ethics violations for coercing female prisoners to dance nude for donuts and cell ...
Article • June 3, 2016 • from PLN June, 2016
Advocates Leery of Cell Phones Given to Undocumented Immigrants by Derek Gilna Immigration rights advocates are suspicious of a new government-funded program administered by GEO Care – a division of the GEO Group, one of the nation’s largest for-profit prison companies – that supplies cell phones to low-risk undocumented immigrants. ...
Publication • May 26, 2016
Filed under: Cell Phone Access
an Invitation for Bid (IFB),3 for replacement of the Inmate and Wards Telephone System (IWTS) including a requirement and specifications for the installation and operation of a MAS at each of the 33 State Prison
Publication • May 9, 2016
HRDC letter filed on FCC Docket re Wigger and field hearing - April 2016 Human Rights Defense Center DEDICATED TO PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS April 7, 2016 Submitted Online Only Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, DC 20554 RE: Ex Parte Submission Promoting Technological Solutions ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
and using cellular telephones to further their criminal activities while incarcerated. Cellular telephones pose a significant risk to institutional safety and security as well as public safety. Among other
for overseeing the operations of state prisons. Approximately 60,000 inmates are incarcerated in state prison facilities. 2. Increasingly, GDOC inmates obtain and use cellular telephones to further
Publication • April 5, 2016
HRDC comment to FCC re hearing on contraband cell phones - April 2016 Human Rights Defense Center DEDICATED TO PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS April 5, 2016 Submitted Online Only Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, DC 20554 RE: Ex Parte Submission Promoting Technological Solutions to ...
Publication • March 14, 2016
Filed under: Cell Phone Access
Controlling Contraband Cell Phones, Schober, 2015 Controlling Contraband Cell Phones Interception and Detection in Prisons, Correctional and Secured Facilities By Scott Schober Wireless Detection and Cybersecurity Expert TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Controlling Contraband Cell Phones PAGES 1-2 Controlling Contraband Cell ...
Article • September 25, 2015 • from PLN October, 2015
Cell Phones Confiscated from Prisoners Given to Charities by Christopher Zoukis Cell Phones Confiscated from Prisoners Given to Charities by Christopher Zoukis Thousands of cell phones seized from prisoners nationwide have been donated to charitable causes, including domestic violence programs and Cell Phones for Soldiers. Cell phones are considered contraband ...
Article • June 3, 2015 • from PLN June, 2015
Feds and Tennessee Officials Investigate Prisoners Using Facebook by David Reutter Feds and Tennessee Officials Investigate Prisoners Using Facebook by David Reutter The Bureau of Prisons is investigating two prisoners who were discovered using Facebook to “broadcast live” from a federal facility in Atlanta, where they are serving time on ...
Article • April 9, 2015 • from PLN April, 2015
California Prisoner’s Conviction for Smuggling Tobacco Overturned by Lonnie Burton California Prisoner’s Conviction for Smuggling Tobacco Overturned by Lonnie Burton A California state prisoner convicted of a felony offense for smuggling tobacco into prison has had his conviction reversed by a California appellate court, although a related conviction for smuggling ...
Publication • January 2, 2014
FL DOC Crim. Investigation re Guards Furnishing Cell Phones to Prisoners IG's Office 2014 Florida Department of Corrections Office of the Inspector General CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION Case# 13-14646 PLN.Supp.Disc.001947 FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL CASE SUMMARY REPORT Table of Contents h AUTHORITY 4 !h METHODOLOGY 4 JJI. ...
Article • December 15, 2013 • from PLN December, 2013
Possession of Cell Phone Doesn’t Violate Nevada Escape Device Statute by The Nevada Supreme Court has held that a statute prohibiting prisoners from possessing escape devices does not encompass possession of a contraband cell phone. Pursuant to NRS 212.093(1), prisoners are prohibited from having “any key, picklock, bolt cutters, wire ...
inmates and their families, which BOP has stated facilitates the reintegration of inmates into society upon release from prison," the report said. "In contrast, reducing inmate telephone rates could also
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