Let Them Burn!

Let Them Burn!

We posted an article a few months ago about women prisoners being locked in fire traps. You can read it by clicking here. We have been investigating fire safety in Perryville since then and what we find is shocking! There are no fire alarms in many of the buildings,...
Perryville Overcrowded – No More Beds!

Perryville Overcrowded – No More Beds!

UPDATE While the overcrowding crisis has not significantly abated, vans are no longer being turned away. However, intake cells are housing more women than they are designed for. A 1-person cell is housing 2 women, both of whom sleep on mattresses on the floor. A...
No Underwear for Women

No Underwear for Women

UPDATE At intake, women are now being issued one pair of USED underwear, one blanket (I supposed they swapped one of the blankets for the underwear since its Summer and there is no cooling ), one toothbrush, a half a bar of soap, and a towel when entering prison. No...
Women Locked in Fire Traps!

Women Locked in Fire Traps!

Why is it that the media is only concerned that the men will be locked up for 8 months without a working key system? We women have 72 cells (144 women) on Santa Cruz that have to be individually keyed out because there are no spare parts to fix the locks. This has...
I think the floor is about to cave in – by S.S.

I think the floor is about to cave in – by S.S.

On Santa Cruz, 16 yard, upper “B” pod, the shower floor moves under our feet! This is the same area that water constantly runs from the top floor, through the cement onto the floor below. The steel girders are rusted out, debris is falling to the ground in...