Prisoner health conditions ‘worse now than at any time since the pandemic began’
1 in 5 prisoners in the US has had COVID-19, 1,700 have died
One in every five state and federal prisoners in the United States has tested positive for the coronavirus, a rate more than four times as high as the general population.
Prisoners’ Advocate Says Incarcerated Populations Looking Down ‘Death Tunnel’ Until There’s Widespread Vaccination
Massachusetts is one of only six states in the country to included incarcerated populations and prison and jail staff in the first phase of its vaccine distribution plan.
Inside the Fight to Document the Horrors at America’s Oldest Women’s Prison
On a particularly warm day in April 2019, Lee Peck Unitt wrapped a six-year-long sentence at the oldest women’s prison in the country.
Healey pushes to block immigrant detention at jail
Hodgson cites AG’s ‘pro-illegal immigrant agenda’
Bristol sheriff violated immigration detainees’ civil rights during May melee, attorney general says
Bristol Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson’s office illegally unleashed dogs on detainees, used excessive force, and violated the civil rights of 25 federal immigration detainees involved in a jailhouse melee in May, according to an investigation released Tuesday by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.
Healey: Civil rights of ICE detainees violated
Report assesses violent confrontation at Bristol County Jail
Inmates, correctional workers to be among first to get vaccine in Mass. But rollout plan is hazy
Governor Charlie Baker went above and beyond US Centers for Disease Control recommendations in announcing Wednesday that all Massachusetts jail and prison inmates and staffers would be among the first to get vaccinated.
Mass. Prisoners Among The First To Get COVID Vaccines
Among those first in line for the COVID-19 vaccine in Massachusetts are correction workers and the nearly 13,000 people incarcerated in jails and prisons in the state.
In Massachusetts, Inmates Will Be Among First to Get Vaccines
As prison outbreaks rise, the state has moved inmates forward in the line to receive inoculations.