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Viewpoint: The Gentle Giant

Viewpoint: The Gentle Giant

The Untold Story of Jail Blast By JD Sjoberg *Publishers Note:  The voices missing from investigation into the April 30 explosion at the Central Booking and Detention Center are those of the [...]

When Everything Went Black

When Everything Went Black

By Rick Outzen Last year, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners assumed control of the Escambia County Jail and the Central Booking and Detention Center. For months, the public was told the [...]

Buzz 11/27/14

Buzz 11/27/14

Deliberate Indifference? The explosion at the Escambia County’s Central Booking and Detention Center was due to the failure of county facilities maintenance personnel to shut off the natural gas [...]

The Big House and the Bigger Picture

The Big House and the Bigger Picture

The Cost of Escambia’s Justice System By Jeremy Morrison The sound of a jail door closing is deafening, yet hushed. A noise observed in silence—the steel sliding and colliding against a [...]