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Articles by Kevin Bliss

California Sheriff Hid Number of Deaths in Sacramento County Jails

Minnesota Counties Pay Out More Than $10 Million For Prison and Jail Settlements

One of the ...

New Allegations of Abuse and Sexual Assault at Edna Mahan Women’s Prison in New Jersey

New York Parole System Badly in Need of Repair

Justice Department Report Documents Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center’s Poor Response to COVID-19 Crisis

by Kevin Bliss

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn, New York was investigated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) concerning its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A report released November 10, 2020 stated that MDC was insufficiently prepared to cope with the pandemic ...

Former BOP Director Norman Carlson, Who Developed Supermax Model, Dies at 86

Carlson grew up in Sioux City, Iowa where he summered with a local ...

ICE Refused Help in Containing Coronavirus in New Mexico Detention Centers

COVID-19: The Politics of Prisoner Vaccination

Urban Redo: Lorton, Virginia Prison Recreated as Liberty Village

COVID-19 Hits Fairfax, Virginia Juvenile Detention Center