Many men and women in Texas experience sexual abuse at the hands of officer and other prisoners. Their pleas for help go unanswered by administrators and staff.
*While sexual abuse in prison is not a problem that is unique to Texas, federal statistics suggest that it's most pervasive in the Lone Star State.
The well-being of our prisoners isn't a topic that often garners much sympathy. Perhaps that is why few Americans know that rapes and sexual assaults of U.S. inmates have reached epidemic proportions.