‘Things changing slowly but surely’

1/2/16

What’s up IOA

One day I was out for my 1.5 hour walk and I realized something…Everybody looks forward to mail and visits. When it’s all said and done I know I and have seen people cry after a visit. It’s people in here that got kids out there in the world that need them. It hurts me real bad. I really do feel for them. I hate seeing people sad. I hate that we all in here hoping and praying that we get a letter or visit or money on our books. I wish/want better for my people. As far as myself go, still trying to shake the fact that I’m still in my room, still locked back/admin. Hate this place. I’m not an animal. Officers come up to me a lot and tell me they hate the way they be treating me and it’s officers that be like they know I’m not the person they trying to make me out to be. I’m really a good-hearted person if you took the time to get to know me. Continue reading

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We need an independent investigation—ASAP!

by Cynthia Fox

8-25-15

As-Salaam-Alaikum (Peace Be Unto You)

Hi, I’m the parent of an inmate in the Durham Co. Jail, who has been incarcerated for over two and a half years.

I am so very disgusted with the so-called policies and protocols implemented at the Durham Co. Jail. People (inmates) are still sick and hungry! The $20 fee to see a doctor is a big joke since they only administer aspirin for everything! Continue reading

‘There are a lot of things that is going on’

Hey how are you doing? My name is Troy’s Love. There are a lot of things that is going on at the Durham County Jail. There is a inmate that is here and she get treated like shit, they deny her one hour a day. I have eyewitnessed her get beat by an officer. The inmate is autistic and when she don’t get attention or get her way she acts out, hurts herself, and still gets treated like she’s less than a human. Continue reading