Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Daily Corrections Clips

CALIFORNIA PRISONS

“Note: The reporter was informed of the following errors in the video which have since been fixed in the web article: the initial chyron should say “medical” not “mental;” student dental assistants don’t do fillings; and medical services are not technically “free,” inmates-patients who can afford it, pay a co-pay.”
Medical Assistant Students Practice on Prisoners
The students take skills learned in class to inmates at Donovan State Prison
Liberty Zabala, NBC 7

San Diego community college students are getting a unique learning experience: Giving medical care to prisoners.  Mesa College is the first community college in the county to partner with a prison to provide students with hands-on training.
 

Trend persists of prisons as mental health housing
Associated Press

SACRAMENTO — A federal judge's objection to what he called the horrific treatment of some mentally ill inmates in California prisons highlights a trend that has been building for decades in the state and across the country: As mental hospitals closed or were scaled back, prisons and county jails have become the de facto housing for many who are mentally ill.

CALIFORNIA PAROLE

Police say sex offenders wore GPS monitors during killings
Ed Payne, CNN

(CNN) -- Two registered sex offenders charged with raping and murdering four women in Southern California while the men were wearing ankle monitors are scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

CORRECTIONS RELATED

For investigators, horror of Salcido case lingers
Randi Rossmann, The Press Democrat
 

A few times a year, someone asks Tom Siebe about the Ramon Salcido case. Same with Craig Schulz. Ken Gnoss thinks of it every April 14. And Dave Edmonds thinks about it as little as possible.
 

“Note: For more coverage of this story, please follow these link.
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20140413/articles/140419785

Nearly killed by her father in 1989, Carmina Salcido faces new crisis
Chris Smith, The Press Democrat
 

Twenty-five years to the day after an incomprehensible act of violence altered the life of Boyes Hot Springs toddler Carmina Salcido, Sonoma County still searches for signs that hers will be a good and happy life despite its ghastly beginning.
 

“Note: For more coverage of this story, please follow these link.
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20140413/articles/140419786#page=1