They weren’t interested in the details of my résumé. James is later taken in leg irons into a room for questioning. “They were scared to death of who you were,” she told me.They didn’t ask about my job history, my current employment with the Foundation for National Progress, the publisher of , or why someone who writes about criminal justice in California would want to move across the country to work in a prison. The same morning, James tells the sheriff he needs to make a call. “We don’t care if you are doing an exposé on CCA,” a deputy tells him. They have given us trouble in the past.” A state trooper adds, “I don’t care if that guy works in the prison.” James assumes he is referring to me but says nothing. By evening, a ,000 bond is posted and he is released. “After they found out you were a reporter, it was like, ‘Oh my God. Now that it might actually happen, it feels scary and a bit extreme. ” Bacle recounted this to me on the phone 10 months later. “I don’t know if you remember, but I told you once that it would be nice to have an investigative reporter out there.” Word about me got out quick.
(The Winn Parish sheriff says he was “not aware” of anyone searching James’ things.) In April 2015, about two weeks after I left Winn, CCA notified the DOC that it planned to void its contract for the prison, which had been set to expire in 2020.I’m like, ‘No, he found it in a water fountain.'” After I’d filled out the paperwork about the phone and handed it off to Miss Price, it had disappeared somewhere in the chain of command.The mystery of the missing cellphone grew into a broader probe in which Christian and Miss Lawson were fired for allegedly selling phones to inmates.However, it doesn't always have to be a Deconstruction.Some shows can radically redefine a genre without taking it apart.