When Broward County Sheriff Ken Jenne apologized to Jerry Frank Townsend on June 7 in the county jail, it was a media event. Jenne had what he called a "warm conversation" with Townsend, who is mildly retarded and spent 22 years in prison after sheriff's investigators cajoled him into confessing to a string of murders he didn't commit. After his apology the sheriff had a talk with reporters. "It was time for someone to step up and look Mr. Townsend in the eye and say... we regret it and we were... More >>>
Bertha Mae Irving
Although Frank Lee Smith was innocent of murder, he died in prison awaiting execution. Now officials are 'ducking blame.