Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercionabuse of authorityor against a person who is incapable of giving valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, has an intellectual disability or is below the legal age of consent. The rate of reporting, prosecuting and convicting for rape varies between jurisdictions.
Alairis was sexually assaulted repeatedly by her work supervisor. After serving 23 years without incident, Rafael encountered a corrections officer who conducted abusive pat searches on inmates. Nor were her attackers held accountable.
By Ava Vidal. When you speak about sex in prison a few images come to mind. The most popular being that of a male inmate bending down in the shower to pick up the soap.
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Over at least four years, Edgar Daniel Johnson groped and fondled women and forced some to have sex with him, according to sworn statements filed in warrant applications by an investigator for the Georgia Department of Corrections. The AP generally does not name alleged victims of sexual crimes. Johnson initially seemed like someone who cared, a comforting thing in a scary place, said one woman who was 25 and had never been in prison when she landed at Emanuel on charges related to an injury her son suffered while with her ex when the boy was supposed to be in her custody.
A former prison guard convicted of forcing female inmates to have sex with him wasn't punished too harshly when he, too, was sentenced to spend years behind bars, a state appeals court panel has ruled. Black will keep serving a month to 8-year jail term for the abuse he inflicted on women at the Lackawanna County Prison. Black, now 52, of Dickson City, was arrested after a probe by a county grand jury.
A pregnant mentally ill woman was left alone in a prison cell for nearly seven hours after asking for help and eventually gave birth alone, her lawyer has said. Instead of rushing Ms Jackson to a hospital when she started saying she had contractions, staff contacted a doctor who only made his way to the prison at 7. Ms Jackson was bleeding and alone in her jail cell, he claims, until she gave birth without a doctor present.
A woman testified Monday that a former guard at a scandal-ridden Pennsylvania prison coerced her into performing a sex act on him while he stood outside her cell in George McHale, 51, is the first of seven former guards to be tried on charges of sexually abusing female inmates at Lackawanna County Prison. They were charged last February after a grand jury found what it described as a culture of sexual coercion and cover-up at the jail.
A one-time federal correctional officer convicted of sexually abusing female inmates at a Victorville facility has been sentenced to two years in prison. As a supervisor at the correctional facility, Apolonio Gamez was meant to guard and protect the female inmates, but prosecutors say he was a sexual predator who preyed on the women. He must register as a sex offender when he is released from prison.