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Former DE DAG Comments on Delaware’s Prisons

By: Ken Abraham, former DE Deputy Attorney General The death of Officer Floyd is a tragedy, whether or not he was one of the abusive guards who is a disgrace to the hundreds who go in there and try to do their jobs properly ( and I hear that he was ).  However, it does not surprise me. Having SEEN what goes on in our prisons, as I posted recently on our website, two words can account for most of the prison problems: NO ACCOUNTABILITY. Unless and until guards and others, like medical staffers,  who commit crimes from property theft, serious neglect of medical problems, to filing false reports, to outright uncalled for brutal beatings of inmates, are PROSECUTED, we will see the same problems. See our website, on "Prison Abuse" articles for much more. What is needed is not some "Commission or Task Force", and not a federal investigation as a colleague suggested. With such an investigation Read more