Waupun

  • Freedom’s Cause #23 – August 23, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATE As of Friday, August 21, the number of active positive cases among incarcerated persons has risen to 223  (from 11 two weeks ago). 1,362 persons are in quarantine (up from 893), and 390 are in isolation (up from 13). Active positive cases have been reported in GBCI (185), DCI (11), NLCI (8), KMCI (6), ...
  • Freedom’s Cause #22 – August 9, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATE As of Friday, August 7, the count of positive active cases among incarcerated persons stands at 11 (up from 9 two weeks ago). 893 persons are in quarantine (down from 1,025), and 13 are in isolation (down from 15). Among staff members, there are 24 active cases (up from 17). The total number of ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 17 – May 24, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday (May 22), the DOC reports that there are 36 active positive cases (vs. 7 two weeks ago) and 18 recovered positive cases among ‘persons in their care’. 1,283 persons have been tested (vs. 159 two weeks ago); 827 tests are still pending. Here is the ratio of positive tests to total ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 15 – Apr. 26, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES As of Friday (4/24), WI DOC reports that 14 incarcerated people have tested positive for the corona virus (8 at OSCI, 4 at MSDF, and 2 at CCI). This is out of a total number of 126 completed tests. They also report that 23 persons are in isolation and 173 in quarantine. Among staff ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 13 – Mar. 22, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS UPDATES -Eighteen prisoners were quarantined and 11 prison medical workers been sent home after a doctor at Waupun Correctional Institution was infected with coronavirus. Warden Brian Foster was not specific about who had been infected, but two people familiar with operations at the maximum-security prison said it was a doctor who had recently been out ...
  • Freedom’s Cause # 12 – Mar. 9, 2020
    CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS A contact in GBCI sent us this: ‘Staff in this institution and all institutions in the DOC are especially inconsiderate of us inmates. How? They repeatedly do not take sick days when they are ill and showing all the relevant symptoms. The flu is bad enough, causing us to be on lockdown, but you ...
  • Waupun Correctional Institution has done little to nothing – 3/19/2020
    Waupun Correctional Institution has done little to nothing to stop the spread of the coronavirus! Today (3/19/20) during showers there was an abundant amount of correctional officer’s (c/o’s) conducting showers, I counted at least 20. Instead of standing around yelling at inmates I feel they should hand out cleaning supplies (which they have yet to ...