Pasco JDC
CCC #2008-02930

Complaint

My son was in the Pasco County Detention center and since he has been back home he has brought to my attention some things that I find a bit odd, to say the least. The first thing is why would the guards at the Pasco Detention Center use Lysol to "wash" the boys hair?? This is very disturbing. What are we paying the incarceration fees to these facilities for? Can we not afford shampoo for these kids? At a minimum can we refrain from dumping Lysol on their heads!! I would just like to know what purpose this serves. If Lysol was meant to be used on anyone's hair, it would be found in the hair-care isle in stores!!! Also at Pasco Detention Center the boys are forced to sleep in their underwear!! No clothing!! This is a major intimidation factor. These kids have been through the "assessment center" already and deemed to NOT be a threat to themselves, so why make them sleep in next to nothing, in sub standard temps??!! This entire system is bordering on destroying the spirit of these kids. Things need to change!! [Click here to read original message]

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Correspondence

On Wed, 14 May 2008 07:50:13 -0400 "Eubanks, Mary" <Mary.Eubanks@djj.state.fl.us>  writes:
The following case number was created for the incident mentioned below. CCC incident# 200802930

From: cathycorry@juno.com
To: Chantelle.Dishman@djj.state.fl.us
Cc: Mary.Eubanks@djj.state.fl.us
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 17:07:27 -0400
Subject: Re: Justice4kids.org: Pasco JDC allegations - Lysol hairwash /
boys sleep in underwear

Chantelle/Mary, What is the CCC #? ~Cathy

On Tue, 13 May 2008 16:47:59 -0400 "Dishman, Chantelle"
<Chantelle.Dishman@djj.state.fl.us> writes:
The information below will be added to the CCC system.

-----Original Message-----
From: cathycorry@juno.com [mailto:cathycorry@juno.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 4:05 PM
To: Dishman, Chantelle
Cc: Jkeene3@comcast.net
Subject: Justice4kids.org: Pasco JDC allegations - Lysol hairwash / boys sleep in underwear

Chantelle,

Please initiate a CCC incident report based on Jamie Keene's allegations
submitted to JUSTICE4KIDS.ORG regarding Pasco JDC's use of Lysol as
hairwash and boys forced to sleep in only underwear. See below
complaint.
Please respond with the CCC #.

Cathy Corry - www.Justice4Kids.org
"Injustice ANYWHERE is a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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To: <cathycorry@juno.com>
Date: 13 May 2008 11:51:21 -0500
Subject: Feedback from justice4kids.org
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Name: Jamie Keene
Email: Jkeene3@comcast.net
Tel: 561-627-8816
Topic: Frustrated and discouraged

Comments:

My son was in the Pasco County Detention center and since he has been
back home he has brought to my attention some things that I find a bit
odd, to say the least. The first thing is why would the guards at the
Pasco Detention Center use Lysol to "wash" the boys hair?? This is very
disturbing. What are we paying the incarceration fees to these
facilities for? Can we not afford shampoo for these kids? At a minimum
can we refrain from dumping Lysol on their heads!! I would just like to
know what purpose this serves. If Lysol was meant to be used on anyone's
hair, it would be found in the hair-care isle in stores!!!
Also at Pasco Detention Center the boys are forced to sleep in their
underwear!! No clothing!! This is a major intimidation factor. These
kids have been through the "assessment center" already and deemed to NOT
be a threat to themselves, so why make them sleep in next to nothing, in
sub standard temps??!! This entire system is bordering on destroying the
spirit of these kids. Things need to change!!

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