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Cathy Corry hands out information to parents before and after visitation at the Pinellas Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Clearwater, FL.

 

Click Abuse! for more about what goes on in the JDCs as well as other abuse by our public servants...

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About Pinellas Regional JDC...a link to Florida's Pinellas Regional Juvenile Detention Center website.

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Pinellas JDC statistics...information on population and battery as reported by the Department of Juvenile Justice

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Two moms expose abuse of youth at Pinellas JDC It took 9 (NINE!) months and a lot of insistence, but a thorough investigation was eventually conducted by the Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Office of the Inspector General.  Many witnesses were finally interviewed..... the very witnesses that the Pinellas County Sheriff's Dept. and the Detention Administration hierarchy claimed did not exist... Click Curtis Krueger's article in the St. Petersburg Times 10/15/02 for details of this abuse of a child by a detention officer.

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A first warning from inside the Pinellas JDC...cautions that staff shortages, low moral, high turnover, 16-hour shifts and other serious pressures on staff time, energy and emotions are stretching the limits of safety at the beleaguered facility.

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Abuse not new to Pinellas JDC...an "insider's" view of sex, drugs and lies.

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More unsettling views from inside the Pinellas JDC

"...everything that was said is true..."
"Some of the Staff alone are worse than any child..."

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Pinellas JDC minimal staffing jeopardizes youth; staff...a letter to Gov. Bush- September, 2001 from staff at the JDC.

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