OR: Sex offender safety in question after deaths at prison

The safety of sex offenders at two Eastern Oregon prisons has been put in the spotlight this month after a lawsuit and a series of unexpected deaths. Early February marked the third unexpected death of an inmate convicted of sex crimes in as many months at Two Rivers Correctional Institution, Umatilla.

At the same time, an inmate at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, Pendleton, is awaiting a judge’s decision after suing the prison for separation of sex offenders from the rest of the population to protect them from other inmates. ____ ____, 41, currently serving time at EOCI after being convicted on rape and sodomy charges in Clackamas County, claims the prison is violating his eighth amendment rights to protection from cruel and unusual punishment. Full Article

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Somebody is addressing constitutional issues in Oregon We /or those that went to prison here May have experienced this treatment,,” Just hope He wins

I was in Gen Population… it was rough.. spent more time in the disciplinary section because of the fights I was involved in, than the medical wing for the shankings… then back in Gen Pop .. Then extended sentences and lost of good time for the beatings and shankings I did… I definitely got out of there has an angry individual… which according to society was much worse than what I came out of… good times… was banned from working in the kitchen and in the tool shed..

Safety in question?!?!? This is not news. This is and has been fact for far too long. I’m surprised nobody in the stupid state (California) has sued the state yet.