California Institute for Women [CIW] in Chino Investigation Finds "Systemic Abuse”
Women that were sexually abused by a correctional officer, prison guard, or parole officer in 2013 or after may be eligible for compensation.
A former California Institution for Women warden can face trial for allegedly failing to stop a guard from sexually abusing female inmates—which in one case resulted in an inmate’s pregnancy
Two female prisoners at the California Institution for Women in Chino, located in San Bernardino County, were attacked during the course of a sting operation to catch a former California correctional officer in the act after he was accused of sexual harassment and assault.
Plaintiffs Jossie Ramos and Melissa Ortiz were incarcerated at the California Institution for Women in 2010 when Guillermo Garcia was warden.
Mr. Garcia ignored several reports from a prison lieutenant that former Corrections Officer Gary Swatzell was engaging in sexual misconduct with several inmates.
Ramos and Ortiz were repeatedly coerced into engaging in sexual acts with former Corrections Officer Gary Swatzell without their lawful consent
After one encounter, Ramos was impregnated by Swatzell and delivered a child who she is now unable to care for and raise.
He and four other workers at the facility have been charged with abusing women at the embattled complex, accused of breaking a law prohibiting sexual contact between prison workers and inmates.
Corrections officers Jason Horigan, Ricardo Llamas, Sgt. Luis Flores, Lt. Peggy Maldonado, and Matthew Cate, secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
California Institute for Women [CIW] in Chino Sexual Abuse
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Victims of sexual abuse by the California Institute for Women [CIW] in Chino guards should receive compensation for losses.
Investigations at California’s largest prison for women into sexual abuse and assault claims are continuing—a probe that identified at least 22 potential victims has been moved out of the prison.
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Were earlier reports of abuse ignored?
An AP investigation timeline found that complaints dated back at least five years, though it is not clear that any of them sparked meaningful action.
The list of abuse includes:
Sexually harassing comments
Groping and fondling
What is sexual abuse?
Hugging or kissing without consent
Unwanted sexual touching
Unwanted violent sexual activity
Victim is under the influence, unconscious
Physical sexual assault or molestation
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Victims of sexual abuse while incarcerated at California Institute for Women [CIW] in Chino deserve to get the compensation and justice they deserve from government agencies that resist delivering proper payouts.
Sexual Abuse FAQ: Questions About Inmate Abuse at California Institute for Women [CIW] in Chino
How does inmate sexual abuse occur?
A former victim reported that the officer, a captain at the prison, would take her to private areas of the facility to abuse her out of sight of surveillance cameras.
Why are some victims afraid to report?
Many fear getting placed in solitary confinement if they tried to report the officer and were aware of other women who were punished for reporting abuse.
What are some other dangers of reporting?
The slow pace of accountability for inmate sexual abuse, combined with limited resources for internal investigators, puts inmates at continued risk.
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