Author: Will Adams

Body Cameras in Prison, Good or Bad?

A recent federal court order has forced the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, CA to place body cameras on it’s correctional officers. An un-named class-action case is ongoing involving disabled inmates and the prison with apparent allegations of routine abuse of disabled inmates by correctional officers. The judge not only ordered body […]

Use of Force and the Death of George Floyd

Having been involved in law enforcement for many years, and having testified as a Use of Force expert in Federal and California Superior Courts,I have been watching the developments of the George Floyd incident with a critical eye to the force used against Mr. Floyd. I have discussed the case with peers, and have formed […]

The War Zone

It is afternoon, and I am dropping off my mail in the administration building of Kern Valley State Prison.  Since I came off the line in 2006, I have held a job in the Administration building.  Every afternoon I take the stack of things that have to be mailed and put them in the various […]