Category Archives: Maine

Maine Officials Seeking Pepper-spray Video Leak

When one officer pinned his head to the chair, Schlosser struggled and spit at an officer. Welch sprayed him at close range with pepper spray, called OC spray, from a canister intended to be used on multiple people at a … Continue reading

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ACLU Releases Report on Solitary Confinement Reform in Maine

March 11, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org   Maine’s Success Shows Reform is Both Necessary and Possible “Solitary confinement is dangerous, cruel and costly. Thankfully, a movement to reform solitary is growing quickly, and we are hopeful that … Continue reading

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