Category Archives: prison reform

“It is no wonder that Danbury inmates were not given halfway house recommendations as the Second Chance Act dictates… they had to pay”

After she was informed by family about the latest scandal at The Danbury Federal Correctional Facility, this is her public response she asked to be blogged: STACEY PETRO on 3/15/2014 9:22:58 PM wrote “It is no  wonder that Danbury inmates … Continue reading

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On the Heels of the sentencing THIS WEEK of a former prison corrections officer…now the FBI has exposed a new BRIBERY SCHEME?!

WOW. On the heels of the sentencing to 5 months in prison, ironically, of a male, former prison C.O. who had sexual relations with a female inmate, (i.e. took advantage of a ward of the court), our same facility is … Continue reading

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Women in the Criminal Justice System…

STACEY PETRO on 2/17/2014 6:12:22 PM wrote The past few weeks I have been overwhelmed, adjusting from the transfer from a minimum security camp to a higher security detention center. I have been researching Bureau of Prisons policy, which doesn’t … Continue reading

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My Prison Transfer & My Open Letter to Congress Who Care

Open Letter:February 2, 2014Dear Member of Congress:  My name is Stacey Petro and I am originally from Connecticut. I have been an inmate at the Danbury Federal Prison Camp since July 16, 2012. In order to be classified in a … Continue reading

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Blowing the Cover of Prison

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Open Letter: Female Slave Labor- Wanted in Philadelphia!

Open letter: Dear Senator Blumenthal; RE: The Transfer of Inmate Stacey Petro, Reg # 17986-014, Federal Institutional Correctional Facility- Camp 33 ½ Pembroke Rd. Danbury, CT 06811 Senator Blumenthal, I am writing to you as I know that you were … Continue reading

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Who Decides Who Goes to Prison?… A Follow up Commentary

Since my appeal was just recently dismissed without even being heard, many people have shown concern over how this could even happen. I have been hearing such concern since my case began, and especially since my sentencing which was almost … Continue reading

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A Change of Opinion and a 74% bonus?!

Here is an interesting change of opinion! Victims in my particular legal case included Bank of America and Chase, who among others have been accused of fraud by the Department of Justice. Bank of America was found guilty by a … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Ladies! The Same Glass Ceiling in the Corporate World Exists for Us in Prison too!

Rich Moran opened his blog on http://www.pewresearch.com on August 5, 2013 by stating: “Female white-collar crooks face the same glass ceiling as their law-abiding peers in the corporate world: They typically hold inferior positions to men in the criminal conspiracies … Continue reading

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How Federal Sentencing Disparities are Affecting Me- A Mom behind Bars

I am a 1996 graduate from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in Sociology and a certificate in Criminal Justice. In my senior year at UCONN I was an intern at the States Attorneys office in Hartford and had … Continue reading

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