Florida corrections trainee dies in accidental shooting

A Florida Department of Corrections trainee was killed in an accidental shooting, officials say. The department released a statement Saturday identifying the trainee as Whitney Cloud, who had been with the agency since June. She was assigned to the Jefferson Correctional Institution and was training at Wakulla Correctional Institution in Crawfordville. Cloud was shot accidentally […]

Florida prisoners could lose handwritten letters

Kevin Scott was incarcerated in the Florida state prison system for around three and a half years, or, as he sees it: four birthdays, four Christmases and four of his daughter’s birthdays, too. During his time behind bars from 2012 to 2016, Scott said, physical mail was the only way he could communicate with many […]