A whistleblower at the Missouri Department of Corrections says lawmakers are not doing enough to find out the truth.
Former employee John Griggs says he saw co-workers and supervisors harassing colleagues, colluding with inmates on drug deals, and covering up other crimes.
“They’re just going to have to absolutely clean house, and get rid of so many of these staff commanders that have engaged in this type of thing.”
Griggs says he found morphine pills on two inmates once, but a supervisor told him to give the drugs back and mark the prisoners up for a lesser charge. The state has settled millions of dollars in lawsuits the last few years from corrections employees.
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