Wednesday Aug 20
Former CMF inmate alleges prison staff took money, belongings
A former California Medical Facility inmate in Vacaville has filed a lawsuit in Solano County Superior Court alleging that officials there took money from his inmate trust fund and destroyed his property.
Silicon Alley Insider
There's A Huge Financial Drain on US Prisons Nobody Is Talking About
The segment of the swollen U.S. prison population that poses the least threat to public safety also presents the greatest financial burden on taxpayers, highlights a new report from The Osborne Association, an advocacy organization that works with incarcerated individuals.
The Daily Republic
Inmate wants $47,657 for artwork he says guards took
An inmate wants $47,567 for his artwork - including a sketch of himself called "the baddest artist in the world" - that he says correctional officers confiscated at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville.
Search dog with a nose for phones
California Medical Facilty correctional officer and K9 handler, Brian Pyle works his partner, Drako while conducting a random search in one of the cell blocks recently.