NV-Cure Book Drives for Prisoners at FMWCC

Attention ALL NV-CURE Members and Supporters:

ANYONE with paperback books to donate to WSCC, please contact us and arrange donation. These people need books - please help. Thank you.

Spread the word!

--> All books must be paperback. NO HARD COVERS.

Anyone with books to donate should contact:

(phone Nevada Cure at 702.347.1731)

When the NDOC approves the donations, it may take 6-8 weeks.

Thank you for your help.

DONATE BOOKS NOW. Do not be late.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Carson City prisoner is fifth Nevada inmate to die since November

From: News3
Dec 19th 2013

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Las Vegas Sun) -- A prison inmate serving time for second-degree murder has died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center, the fifth inmate death in the Nevada Department of Corrections system since November.

Michael Johnson was in the medical center at the Carson City prison when he died Wednesday.

The state Department of Corrections said Thursday that Johnson, 55, had been in prison since 2008 and was serving a sentence of 10 years to life out of Churchill County.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy.

Johnson is the fifth Nevada prison inmate to die since early November.

Read more here.

Corrections department flouts new law requiring autopsies for inmates who die in custody

Nevada inmate dies at Las Vegas hospital

From: MyNews3, Dec. 18th 2013

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada inmate serving a life sentence has died at a Las Vegas hospital.
The Department of Corrections says 59-year-old John D. Jennings died Wednesday at Valley Hospital where he was being treated for a medical condition. No foul play is suspected. Prison officials say an autopsy will be conducted.

Read the rest here.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Pre-approval of books for prisoners no longer necessary!

NDOC has advised NV-CURE that prisoner book request forms are no longer necessary. You may just have the books sent from the publisher or book seller in accordance with AR 750.

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