Inmate ‘squat & cough’ results in ‘little pink baggie’ of Fentanyl, pepper spray to anus.

Kenneth Johnson has been in a Davidson County Jail since July of 2017, yet on Friday night he was found with Fentanyl and tobacco in what many call his ‘prison pocket’.

Metro to settle excessive use-of-force lawsuit against Sheriff’s Dept for $160,000.00

Metro Nashville is set to settle an excessive use-of-force lawsuit against the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department for $110,000.00, with an additional $50,000.00 allotted for attorney fees. While being booked, Timothy Warren was punched in the face, knocked to the ground, his body repeatedly slammed onto the floor, resulting in┬ámultiple physical injuries, including a broken fibula, a right ankle fracture, ankle dislocation, and facial lacerations.

Narcan used for inmate overdoses every 12 days on average inside Nashville jails

A medical incident earlier in November prompted some questions about how frequently overdoses are happening in Nashville’s jails. So far in 2018, medical staff have responded to, and used Narcan in, a total of 29 cases within Davidson County Jails – once every 12 days, on average. On what was an otherwise normal Friday morning at 7 A.M. in the D1 housing unit inside a Nashville jail, which houses 61 inmates in an open barracks style unit, there was a sudden medical emergency with an inmate. 32-year-old James Livingston, who…