Gene Stubblefield http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Attorneys Argue Over Fate Of Former City Corrections Commissioner http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/attorneys-argue-over-fate-former-city-corrections-commissioner <p>The fate of the city of St. Louis 's former corrections commissioner is now in the hands of Judge Robert Dierker.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:20:52 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 34871 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Attorneys Argue Over Fate Of Former City Corrections Commissioner Former St. Louis corrections commissioner sues for discrimination http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-st-louis-corrections-commissioner-sues-discrimination <p><strong>Updated at 1:00 p.m. with comments from the city.</strong></p><p>The former corrections commissioner for the city of St. Louis has sued over his firing, claiming it was racially motivated.</p><p>Gene Stubblefield filed <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/105821105/Stubblefield-Petition-and-EEOC-Charge">the suit</a> today. He was fired Dec. 11, a decision <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-commission-upholds-firing-former-st-louis-jail-official">upheld last month</a> by the city's Civil Service Commission, whose members are the plaintiffs.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:02:49 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4589 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former St. Louis corrections commissioner sues for discrimination City commission upholds firing of former St. Louis jail official http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-commission-upholds-firing-former-st-louis-jail-official <p>The St. Louis city Civil Service Commission has upheld the dismissal of former city corrections commissioner Gene Stubblefield.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:26:03 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4347 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City commission upholds firing of former St. Louis jail official Guard charged in downtown St. Louis jail escape pleads guilty http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/guard-charged-downtown-st-louis-jail-escape-pleads-guilty <p>The only person to face criminal charges in a series of escapes from the St. Louis city jails has pleaded guilty to a series of misdemeanors.</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 19:45:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3365 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Guard charged in downtown St. Louis jail escape pleads guilty Stubblefield speaks on jails for first time since suspension http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stubblefield-speaks-jails-first-time-suspension <p>The highest-ranking city official to face discipline so far for problems at the St. Louis jails spent four hours under oath today, giving his perspective on the situation that led to <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-aldermen-jail-security-problems-make-us-look-joke">four escapes in 15 months.</a></p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:28:29 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2327 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stubblefield speaks on jails for first time since suspension Negotiations on jail oversight break down http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/negotiations-jail-oversight-break-down <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;q=St.+Louis+City+Justice+Center&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=Justice+Center&amp;hnear=St+Louis,+MO&amp;hl=en&amp;view=map&amp;cid=16945057113261814572&amp;ll=38.62616,-90.198434&amp;spn=0.006295,0.006295&amp;t=h&amp;layer=c&amp;cbll=38.626294,-90.198845&amp;panoid=ZN6cCoNHDnGZ5pWn7iS_ZQ&amp;cbp=12,108.99,,0,-26.45&amp;source=embed&amp;output=svembed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;q=St.+Louis+City+Justice+Center&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=Justice+Center&amp;hnear=St+Louis,+MO&amp;hl=en&amp;view=map&amp;cid=16945057113261814572&amp;ll=38.62616,-90.198434&amp;spn=0.006295,0.006295&amp;t=h&amp;layer=c&amp;cbll=38.626294,-90.198845&amp;panoid=ZN6cCoNHDnGZ5pWn7iS_ZQ&amp;cbp=12,108.99,,0,-26.45&amp;source=embed" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><em>The St. Louis City Justice Center</em></p><p>Talks between the American Civil Liberties Union and the city of St. Louis on an independent panel to oversee the city&#39;s jails have stalled.</p><p>The talks were prompted by a<a href="http://www.aclu-em.org/downloads/ACLUSufferingFullReport.pdf"> 2009 ACLU report</a> that alleged abuse and medical neglect at the city&#39;s Medium Security Institution (more commonly known as the city workhouse) and at the higher-security City Justice Center.</p><p> Wed, 02 Mar 2011 23:33:36 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 641 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org