DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s attorney general is investigating the medical contractor for the state’s prison system amid allegations that contract counselors were ordered to forge documents to falsely state that inmates were getting mental health treatment they never received.
The state Department of Justice confirmed the investigation this week and urged anyone with information about the record-keeping practices of Connections Community Support Programs Inc. to contact the Office of Civil Rights and Public Trust.READ MORE: Growing Number Of Covid Deaths Among Vaccinated In Maryland Linked to Diabetes; Hogan Pushes Booster Shots As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
The investigation is the latest sign of problems with Delaware’s prison health system, which was the subject of a federal investigation more than a decade ago.
Gov. John Carney said Tuesday that he is “very upset,” and that his administration is taking the allegations very seriously.READ MORE: At Least 10 People Shot, 1 Killed, Over The Weekend In Baltimore
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