Tag: Jail

Massive Migrant Detention Center Opening in Texas

A massive new migrant detention center will be opening close to the U.S.-Mexico border at the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry on the former site of a controversial shelter for migrant children. According to The Washington Post, the 2,500-bed shelter will be a “large soft-sided structure” and work on it…

The Men Behind Mugshots.com

Four men have been arrested in connection with their affiliation with a website that garnered over $2.4 million by exploiting people who have been arrested, regardless of whether charges were ever filed or not. The men are Kishore Vidya Bhavnanie, Thomas Keesee, Sahar Sarid and David Usdan. Personal information about…

3 of 4 Dead in Jail Never Convicted of a Crime

The mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Sandra Bland have raised questions about deaths of people in jail. And according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, three out of four of those who die while in custody in local jails have not even been convicted of a crime. This has…