Inmate Deaths and Escapes Prompt Departure of Philadelphia Prisons Chief

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The head of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons is stepping down from her position amidst concerns over inmate deaths and escapes. Blanche Carney, who has been in charge of the city’s prisons and jails since 2016, announced her retirement in a letter to staff, with her last day set for April 5, … Read more