Feb. 7, 2016

They're Creating Monstors Here (The Executioners, Part 2)

by Craig Middlemass (author's profile)

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"THEY'RE CREATING MONSTERS HERE"

THE FOLLOWING IS THE FINAL POST IN THE SERIES:
"WHAT STRANG BEDFELLOWS BE, THESE BASTARDS [Crossed Out] BASTIANS OF DEMOCRACY"
THE EXECUTIONERS: PART 2
ALL STATEMENTS, OPINIONS AND GENERAL UTTERANCES ARE THE PRODUCT OF
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES, PONDERING, AND THOSE OF OTHERS THAT I'VE
INTERVIEWED, NAMES HAVE BEEN OMITTED TO HOPEFULLY PROTECT THEM AND
[?] FROM HARM. MY INTENT, AS ALWAYS, IS TO CREATE A FORUM FOR
QUESTION AND DEBATE, BUT MOST OF ALL, TO CHALLENGE COMPLACENCY.
PLUS
"THE NEED FOR ADVOCASY FROM A PRISON PERSPECTIVE"
DISTURBING FACT AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING OUR SYSTEM OF JUSTICE BY
NOTED SCHOLARS, JOURNALISTS, LAW PROFESSORS, JUSTICES AND POLITITIANS.

MY NEXT PIECE WILL FEATURE MY CASE, AND APPEAL IN A CORRUPT SYSTEM.

I HOPE TO HAVE "THEY'RE CREATING MONSTERS HERE: NOTES FROM AN UNWILLING OBSERVER"
PUBLISHED THIS YEAR.

FOR KIM, AND ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT ME, I AM UNABLE TO E-MAIL
AT THIS TIME, DUE TO WHAT I HOPE IS TEMPORARY INDIGENCE, AFTER LOSING MY JOB
AS ART INSTRUCTOR, FOR FILING ON A GUARD (SEE PG 8), I DO GET STAMPS HOWEVER,
SO FEEL FREE TO WRITE TO: CRAIG MIDDLEMASS #16988-014
FEDERAL CORRECTIONS INST. CREEK B
P.O. BOX 7007
MARIANNA, FL 32447-7007

THE EXECUTIONERS PART 2
THE S.H.U.
THE S.H.U. OR SPECIAL HOUSING UNIT (A.K.A. THE HOLE, SEGREGATION, SOLITARY) IS WHERE INMATES
WHO HAVE COMITTED INSTITUTIONAL CRIMES, SUCH AS FIGHTING, STEALING, MASTURBATING, HAVING
SEX, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ORDERS, POSSESSING WEAPONS, COMMUNICATION DEVICES OR MOOD ALTERING
SUBSTANCES, OR JUST ABOUT ANYTHING THAT A STAFF MEMBER DECIDES TO USE IT FOR AS FAR
AS DISCIPLINARY DETENTION, IT IS ALO (AS I LEARNED THE HARD WAY), USED FOR P.C. (PROTECTIVE
CUSTODY OR ADMINISTRATIVE DETENTION), WHEN AN INMATE IS THREATENED (AS THEY CLAIMED
I WAS), BEATEN, EXTORTED OR RAPED, IN EITHER CASE, YOU ENTER THE BUILDING IN HANDCUFFS,
ARE PLACED IN A CAGE AND TOLD TO STRIP, YOU THEN HAVE TO SUBMIT TO A COPETE BODY SEARCH THAT
INCLUDES MOUTH, HANDS, FEET, ANUS AND GENITALS BEFORE BEING ISSUED AN ORANGE JUMPSUIT,
A T-SHIRT, PAIR OF BOXERS, SOCKS AND DECK SHOES. YOU THEN PLACE YOUR HANDS BEHIND YOUR BACK AND
THROUGH THE OPENING IN THE DOOR (AN ARDUOUS TASK), TO BE HANDCUFFED AGAIN, BEFORE BACKING OUT
OF THE CAGE AND TAKEN TO YOUR CELL.
THE CELLS ARE ABOUT THE SAME SIZE AS THE ONES IN THE UNITS (SLIGHTLY LARGER IF THERE'S A
SHOWER), WITH 2 BUNKS, A COMBINATION STAINLESS STEEL TOILET AND SINK AND A SMALL DESK
WITH A SWING OUT SEAT. IF YOU HAVE A CELLMATE, HE HAS TO BE CUFFED BEHIND HIS BACK
THROUGH THE SMALL 5" x 12" DOOR WITHIN A DOOR, BEFORE YOU CAN ENTER, THEN BOTH OF YOU IN TURN
HAVE TO MANEUVER YOUR HANDS DOWN AND THROUGH THE OPENING TO BE UNCUFFED, THIS IS THE
PROCEDURE WHENEVER THE DOOR HAS TO BE OPENED (I.E. TO GO TO SHOWER, RECREATION (90 MINUTES
PACKED INTO A 15' x 25' CAGE WITH OTHERS, INCLUDING YOUR ATTACKER, VISITS, OR WHEN YOU'RE MOVED TO A
DIFFERENT CELL EVERY 21 DAYS). WHEN THE DOOR OPENS, YOU BACK OUT OF THE CELL AND FACE THE
WALL UNTIL YOU'RE TOLD TO MOVE. EVEN THE BLIND AND SEVERELY HANDICAPPED ARE TREATED
THE SAME. WHATEVER POLICY THEIR ACTIONS ARE BASED ON, "LUDICROUS" DOESN'T BEGIN TO DESCRIBE
THE UNNECESSARY ABUSE AND INDIGNITIES SUFFERED BY S.H.U. INHABITANTS, ESPECIALLY THOSE
IN P.C., UNLESS YOU'VE EXPERIENCED THEM FIRST HAND, SOME OF THE MORE INSTITUTIONALIZED
LIKE THE FACT THAT THEY CAN SLEEP A LOT AND DON'T HAVE TO WORK 7 HOURS A DAY FOR 12¢ AN
HOUR OR LESS. ONE HAS TO QUESTION THE INTELLECT OR INTEGRITY OF GUARDS WHO WOULD
PLACE A FRAIL ASIAN VICTIM OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT, WHO ASKS TO BE BY HIMSELF, IN A CELL
WITH A LARGE BLACK RAPIST. AND THEN TRY TO BLAME HIM FOR BEING RAPED OVER AND OVER
AGAIN, NIGHT AFTER NIGHT. FOR SEVERAL WEEKS, HIS LIFE CONSTANTLY BEING THREATENED
IF HE MAKES A SOUND OR SAYS ANYTHING TO ANYONE.

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kimhuyn Posted 1 year, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 1 year, 9 months ago   Favorite
Thanks for writing! I worked on the transcription for your post. I'm not done yet, but will continue to work on it when I have the time!

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