New Mexico Lost Track of Juveniles Locked Up for Life

Corporate greed strikes again - Whistleblower lawsuit.
New legislation would require the New Mexico Corrections Department to help schedule parole hearings for prisoners given life sentences as children. But the agency wasn’t aware of at least 21 “juvenile lifers” in its custody. The New Mexico Corrections Department has lost track of nearly two dozen prisoners in its custody who are serving life sentences for crimes they committed as children, an error that could keep these “juvenile lifers” from getting a chance at freedom under a bill likely ...

Whistleblower Exposes Adelanto Detention Center

A former employee of GEO Group - a corporation that operates the Adelanto Detention Center - claims First Amendment violations, lack of proper training for GEO Group staff, extreme work hours, employee intimidation, and overuse of solitary confinement. They are not trained for shit[...] I had to learn everything on my own. They put me in a dorm and then they said, 'Alright. Good luck. See you later.' The former employee, who asked to remain anonymous, recounted in a recording on file with CIVI...