NYS Supreme Court Judge Blaise had a straightforward question: Where is the Sheriff? In his defense of County Sheriff David Harder, Broome County Attorney Robert Behnke had no adequate answer. Charged with contempt of court in the motion brought by Justice and the Unity for Southern Tier (JUST), Harder failed to appear. Law and Ill-Order in Broome … [Read more...] about Where’s the Sheriff? In Contempt of the Supreme Court
by Ruth Blizard How do the Sheriff’s refusal to resume in-person visitation along with for-profit inmate phone calls enable him to buy military vehicles without dipping into the Broome County budget? Banned in-person visitation: Sheriff Harder has refused to restart face-to-face visits, now that pandemic restrictions have been lowered, despite the … [Read more...] about Banned Visits, Beatings, and Bearcats!?
by Bill Martin March 20, 2022 Got a grievance about abuse today? Tomorrow? Ever? Not in the BC jail you don’t! Friends and family of persons incarcerated in the Broome County jail regularly hear disturbing accounts of physical, disability, and medical abuse. The official county, state, and legal recourse for incarcerated persons is for them to file … [Read more...] about Got an abuse grievance? Not in the BC jail