Kentucky is paying imprisoned people an average of just 9 cents an hour for labor …

Free Kentucky prisoners from toiling for slave wagesBy Cameron LopezDecember 01, 2017 05:30 PM We have to be blunt about topics that seem too shocking to be true. Kentucky is paying imprisoned people an average of just 9 cents an hour for labor. These inmates are forced to work for the state. The rate Kentucky …

Milwaukee Inmate Died After Being Deprived of Water for 7 Days

Milwaukee Inmate Died After Being Deprived of Water for 7 Days By DANIEL VICTORAPRIL 25, 2017   Terrill Thomas had bipolar disorder, a lawyer for his estate said. Inmates, correction officers and investigators are testifying in Milwaukee this week to help determine whether jail employees will be charged with abuse in the dehydration death of …

Jails in Kentucky are overflowing with inmates, but you may not realize many of the inmates are there for profit

  Posted: Feb 09, 2015 3:12 PM CST Updated: Feb 09, 2015 6:00 PM CST By Emily Mieure Connect   The Kentucky Department of Corrections started sending state inmates to local jails in the early 1980s -- the Bullitt County Jail is just one of them. Metro corrections is the largest jail in Kentucky with …