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Articles by Kaden Gicker

Even a Kardashian Can’t Get BOP to Let Imprisoned Dad in KY Attend Funeral of Daughter Slain in Ulvade Massacre

By Kaden Gicker

The father of one of the mass-shooting victims in Uvalde, Texas, asked for a temporary release from federal prison to attend her funeral, but his request was denied by the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) on May 31, 2022.

The child, Eliahna Cruz Torres, 10, was killed ...

GED Cheating Scheme Uncovered at Montana CoreCivic Prison

By Kaden Gicker

The academic testing program at Montana’s Crossroads Correctional Center (CCC) was “indefinitely suspended” after a test administrator was found helping prisoners cheat. The tests under suspicion were high school equivalency exams, and the allegations resulted in the wholesale shuttering of the program, HiSET, on April 13, 2022. ...

Whistleblowers at New York State Prisons Include Former Guard Shilling Tell-All Book and Former Prisoner Calling Him Out

By Kaden Gicker

Four whistleblowers have come forward since the April 2022 death of a prisoner at New York’s Fishkill Correctional Facility (CF), claiming that guards with the state Department of Corrections and Community Services (DOCCS) abuse and even kill prisoners under their watch.

On April 28, 2022, 17 days ...