“… the majority of the correction officers that work in there have a ‘Don’t care’ attitude. ‘Oh, you’re a inmate. You committed a crime, so we’re going to treat you like you’re nothing.’” –Gregory Pierce
Title: They treat you like you’re nothing
Collection: Digital Storytelling
Theme: Correction Officers
Summary: Correction Officers as an extension of systemic issues like violence and drugs. Complicit in (and at times almost taking pleasure in) exploiting and abusing detainees, like gatekeepers who orchestrate and enable what happens inside.
Narrators: Natasha White, Ty, Gregory Pierce, Lorenzo Blakeney, Tyrone Jackson, Michael Stephen, Anna Pastoressa
Creators: Gerardo Regalado
Producer: Regina Campbell
Date Created: May 17, 2021
Full interviews for Natasha White, Ty, Gregory Pierce, Lorenzo Blakeney, Tyrone Jackson, Michael Stephen, Anna Pastoressa can be accessed here.