Ontario ombudsman says jail staff committing ‘brazen acts of violence’
Toronto Star | 11 June 2013
Some prison guards in Ontario beat convicts, then lie about their injuries, scare them into silence and force their colleagues to do the same, says the province’s ombudsman in a damning report on jailhouse violence.
André Marin’s report includes photos of inmates, their eyes swollen shut, their faces covered in blood . . .
. . . The use of force in correctional facilities has been a recurring theme in the public inquiry into the death of teenager Ashley Smith while in the federal corrections system. . .