Saturday, January 10, 2015

"FL DOC IS GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER": George Mallinckrodt


GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER - Join "Human Rights Demand" Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at 3pm EST, when our guest will be George Mallinckrodt, author of "Getting Away with Murder." Call-in number (347)857-3293. Mallinckrodt was a licensed mental health counselor in the Florida prison system who helped reveal the murder by scalding of Darren Rainey and a pattern of abuse and cover-ups by the Florida Department of Corrections against mentally ill inmates. Part 2 of our interview will air live Thursday, January 15, at 9pm EST. Both links are below:
January 15, 9pm EST

You are invited to call "Human Rights Demand" radio broadcast and make comments or ask questions, which will be aired live on the show. The broadcasts will also be available via computer and archived at Blogtalkradio for future listening and sharing 24/7.

"The Florida Department of Corrections is riddled with amoral, sadistic sociopaths and the people who support, enable, and cover-up their crimes." ~ @GeoMallinckrodt . . . (Twitter address)

"If what is done to mentally ill Florida inmates was done in the military, these would be considered war crimes." ~George Mallinckrodt

Mallinckrodt advocates on behalf of the mentally ill. He recently met with with Senator Greg Evers, the Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee, and staffers Amanda and Tracy. 

Author's Website

Author's Blog

Order the book: "Getting Away with Murder". 


Learning of Darren Rainey's death over two years ago, late June 2012, George Mallinckrodt authored Getting Away With Murder in frustration over the many dead-ends he encountered while trying to bring Rainey's killers to justice. The narrative follows George's progression from an idealistic psychotherapist to a prison hardened case manager in the Transitional Care Unit where Darren Rainey would be housed.

Refusing to let go of the notion he could make a difference, George encountered inmates with deep rooted pathologies he had only read about in psychology journals. Undaunted, he steadily set about helping those capable of benefitting from his nearly 20 years of counseling experience.

Behind the scenes, rumors began to circulate regarding inmate abuse. Guards cleverly masked their behavior by choosing the weak and mentally ill. They abused inmates at night when mental health staffers were not around.

Overly confident that their misdeeds would go unpunished, guards made the mistake of beating an inmate during the day as an eye-witness looked on. That was the day that changed everything.

A book review by Amy M. August 17, 2014:

A shocking and darkly humorous account of working with mentally ill inmates in Florida's Dade Correctional Institution

George Mallinckrodt writes a gritty, mesmerizing account of his three years as psychotherapist in the "Transitional Care Unit" of the Dade Correctional Institution in south Florida, where inmates with mental health problems, including the most severe mental illnesses, are housed.

It's hard to put this book down. Although the subject is depressing, he weaves ribald prison humor and lively dialogue into his story. Mallinckrodt tells of his struggle with "being in prison" at a difficult and frustrating job. It is also a story about the inhumane and dangerous conditions for inmates in a run-down, poorly managed prison. Retribution keeps the inmates and the staff from reporting abuse. His journey from stressed out employee to prison rights advocate takes on greater urgency when a mentally ill inmate is brutally tortured and murdered by corrections officers in the prison and incident is completely covered up by authorities. (The investigation of the murder of the mentally ill inmate has still not been completed two years later.)

This book leaves you with the uncomfortable knowledge that terrible abuse is probably happening to inmates on a daily basis in badly managed prisons throughout the U.S., especially to inmates suffering from mental illness. If it were not for a few brave souls who are willing to report it, like Mallinckrodt and the inmates themselves, no one would ever know.
*****
PETITIONS FOR JUSTICE FOR DARREN RAINEY
A Change.org petition with roughly 205,000 signatures demands a federal investigation 

A ForceChange.com petition demands justice for Darren Rainey
"Demand Justice for a Tortured Prisoner"

SAVE HAROLD HEMPSTEAD
Harold Hempstead is the Florida inmate who heard Darren Rainey screaming for help and begging for mercy as he died in the scalding hot shower where he was dragged and locked in by murderous corrections officers. Harold is serving a long prison sentence and is concerned about his safety in the Florida prison system. Retaliation against whistleblowers is common. His brave sister, Windy Hempstead, launched a Change.org petition to improve security for Harold Hemptstead by relocating him to federal custody. 

Read a series of articles about Darren Rainey and the torturous incarceration of other mentally ill inmates in Florida published by The +Miami Herald. 

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Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill.

How can you help? Follow this blog, share this article, listen to the George Mallinckroth shows on January 11 and January 15, and share the links with your social networks. George Mallinckroth experienced retaliation and is no longer a psychotherapist for Florida DOC. Please purchase a couple of his books - one for you and one for a friend or relative. We must support people in law enforcement and corrections who blow the whistle on brutality and murders. 

It would be illegal to keep a dog in a tight space 23 hours a day and gas or Taser him for barking. It would be illegal to put a dog in deadly restraint for control. That happens to mentally ill people routinely in the nation's correctional facilities. What happened to Larry Neal? Why are we still asking that question after eleven years? Cover-ups regarding the wrongful deaths of mentally ill inmates are common and vile.
Mentally Ill Americans Need Dog Justice. Treat mental illness medically, not legally. Support the H.R. 3717 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." The U.S. congressional bill provides for crisis intervention team (CIT) training for police and corrections officers and other needed changes.

4 comments:

MaryLovesJustice Neal said...

Article repeated in comments below:

GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER - Join "Human Rights Demand" Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at 3pm EST, when our guest will be George Mallinckrodt, author of "Getting Away with Murder." Call-in number (347)857-3293. Mallinckrodt was a licensed mental health counselor in the Florida prison system who helped reveal the murder by scalding of Darren Rainey and a pattern of abuse and cover-ups by the Florida Department of Corrections against mentally ill inmates. Part 2 of our interview will air live Thursday, January 15, at 9pm EST. Both links are below:
January 11, 3pm EST
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/humanrightsdemand/2015/01/11/getting-away-with-murder-a-george-mallinckrodt-interview
January 15, 9pm EST
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/humanrightsdemand/2015/01/16/getting-away-with-murder-a-george-millenckrodt-interview-part-2

You are invited to call "Human Rights Demand" radio broadcast and make comments or ask questions, which will be aired live on the show. The broadcasts will also be available via computer and archived at Blogtalkradio for future listening and sharing 24/7.

"The Florida Department of Corrections is riddled with amoral, sadistic sociopaths and the people who support, enable, and cover-up their crimes." ~ @GeoMallinckrodt . . . (Twitter address)

"If what is done to mentally ill Florida inmates was done in the military, these would be considered war crimes." ~George Mallinckrodt

Mallinckrodt advocates on behalf of the mentally ill. He recently met with with Senator Greg Evers, the Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee, and staffers Amanda and Tracy.

MaryLovesJustice Neal said...

Article repeated in comments.

Comment #2:

Author's Website
http://georgemallinckrodt.com/

Author's Blog
http://www.georgemallinckrodt.com/blog.htm

Order the book: "Getting Away with Murder".
http://www.amazon.com/Getting-Away-With-Murder-Story/dp/1500705624


Learning of Darren Rainey's death over two years ago, late June 2012, George Mallinckrodt authored Getting Away With Murder in frustration over the many dead-ends he encountered while trying to bring Rainey's killers to justice. The narrative follows George's progression from an idealistic psychotherapist to a prison hardened case manager in the Transitional Care Unit where Darren Rainey would be housed.

Refusing to let go of the notion he could make a difference, George encountered inmates with deep rooted pathologies he had only read about in psychology journals. Undaunted, he steadily set about helping those capable of benefitting from his nearly 20 years of counseling experience.

Behind the scenes, rumors began to circulate regarding inmate abuse. Guards cleverly masked their behavior by choosing the weak and mentally ill. They abused inmates at night when mental health staffers were not around.

Overly confident that their misdeeds would go unpunished, guards made the mistake of beating an inmate during the day as an eye-witness looked on. That was the day that changed everything.

MaryLovesJustice Neal said...

Article repeated in comments.

Comment #3

A book review by Amy M. August 17, 2014:

A shocking and darkly humorous account of working with mentally ill inmates in Florida's Dade Correctional Institution

George Mallinckrodt writes a gritty, mesmerizing account of his three years as psychotherapist in the "Transitional Care Unit" of the Dade Correctional Institution in south Florida, where inmates with mental health problems, including the most severe mental illnesses, are housed.

It's hard to put this book down. Although the subject is depressing, he weaves ribald prison humor and lively dialogue into his story. Mallinckrodt tells of his struggle with "being in prison" at a difficult and frustrating job. It is also a story about the inhumane and dangerous conditions for inmates in a run-down, poorly managed prison. Retribution keeps the inmates and the staff from reporting abuse. His journey from stressed out employee to prison rights advocate takes on greater urgency when a mentally ill inmate is brutally tortured and murdered by corrections officers in the prison and incident is completely covered up by authorities. (The investigation of the murder of the mentally ill inmate has still not been completed two years later.)

This book leaves you with the uncomfortable knowledge that terrible abuse is probably happening to inmates on a daily basis in badly managed prisons throughout the U.S., especially to inmates suffering from mental illness. If it were not for a few brave souls who are willing to report it, like Mallinckrodt and the inmates themselves, no one would ever know.
*****
PETITIONS FOR JUSTICE FOR DARREN RAINEY
A Change.org petition with roughly 205,000 signatures demands a federal investigation
into Darren Rainey's death.
https://www.change.org/p/attorney-general-eric-holder-investigate-the-2012-death-of-mr-darren-rainey-a-mentally-ill-florida-prisoner-who-died-after-prison-guards-locked-him-into-a-180-degree-shower

A ForceChange.com petition demands justice for Darren Rainey
"Demand Justice for a Tortured Prisoner"
http://forcechange.com/126169/demand-justice-for-death-of-tortured-prisoner/

SAVE HAROLD HEMPSTEAD
Harold Hempstead is the Florida inmate who heard Darren Rainey screaming for help and begging for mercy as he died in the scalding hot shower where he was dragged and locked in by murderous corrections officers. Harold is serving a long prison sentence and is concerned about his safety in the Florida prison system. Retaliation against whistleblowers is common. His brave sister, Windy Hempstead, launched a Change.org petition to improve security for Harold Hemptstead by relocating him to federal custody.
https://www.change.org/p/u-s-department-of-justice-transfer-my-whistleblower-brother-for-his-own-safety-his-life-is-in-danger

Read a series of articles about Darren Rainey and the torturous incarceration of other mentally ill inmates in Florida published by The +Miami Herald.

*******
Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill.

How can you help? Follow this blog, share this article, listen to the George Mallinckroth shows on January 11 and January 15, and share the links with your social networks. George Mallinckroth experienced retaliation and is no longer a psychotherapist for Florida DOC. Please purchase a couple of his books - one for you and one for a friend or relative. We must support people in law enforcement and corrections who blow the whistle on brutality and murders.

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