21% of Joliet Youth Center Report Being Sexually Abused, Lowest Abuse Rate, at St. Charles, 5%

The press release below from Just Detention International includes information that the rate of sexual abuse at the recently-closed Joliet Youth Center was 21%. Government Report: Sexual Abuse Still Rampant in Juvenile Corrections Facilities A report by the Department of … Continue reading

Obama Administration Finally Issues Rape Rules for Prisons & Jails

A press release from Just Detention International, which used to be called Stop Prison Rape: FINALLY — NATIONAL STANDARDS TO STOP PRISONER RAPE Nine years after passage of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003 and almost two years … Continue reading

McHenry County Jail Suicide Terrified of Going Back to Joliet

Thomas Puchmelter hung himself in his McHenry County Jail cell last weekend. While the Sheriff’s Office has not released much information. Daily Herald reporter Harry Hitzeman writes that a Freedom of Information request has been filed for the internal investigation … Continue reading

Stopping the Spread of HIV in Prison

There is a way to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in prison. But it goes against the grain of everything considered by liberals as politically correct. The way to do it is to test all of the prisoners periodically and … Continue reading