Remove Warden Lawrence Artis Immediately and provide an outside investigation regarding the deaths of Robert Taylor and Jerry Iozzia.
  • Petitioning Burlington County Freeholders

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Burlington County Freeholders

Remove Warden Lawrence Artis Immediately and provide an outside investigation regarding the deaths of Robert Taylor and Jerry Iozzia.

    1. Sean Turzanski
    2. Petition by

      Sean Turzanski

      Maple Shade, NJ

My name is Sean C. Turzanski as I was incarcerated in BCJ from 12/9/13-3/5/14.   During this period of time,  I watched the direct neglect of a homeless man over a 5 day period which ultimately led to his death.  After witnessing this horrorific event, I began writing from within to make sure the truth was told.  Upon my letters going public, there was direct retalitory measures from the Warden and his staff directly against myself for exposing this awful coverup.  Please demand that the Warden and Staff along with the Prosecutor's Office be held accountable. 

http://www.trentonian.com/general-news/20140309/horrific-conditions-described-in-homeless-mans-death-at-burlington-county-jail

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/03/13/ex-inmate-tells-the-raw-story-he-faces-retaliation-for-exposing-shocking-nj-jail-death/

http://articles.philly.com/2014-03-17/news/48301356_1_jail-cell-robert-taylor-inmates

All of you have now read the story of the Burlington County Jail and its abuse, neglect and murder against Robert Taylor and Jerry Iozzia. There is a lot of momentum, but we must take action! I want to orchestrate a formal email/phone campaign to the Freeholders to demand the immediate removal of Warden Artis. He must go! Sitting back and simply talking amongst ourselves isn't getting anything accomplished. Please pass this on to everyone you know. We need the masses. Call and write everyday! 609-265-5020 freeholders@co.burlington.nj.us

 

 

 

To:
Burlington County Freeholders
Remove Warden Lawrence Artis Immediately and provide an outside investigation regarding the deaths of Robert Taylor and Jerry Iozzia.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    1. Documentary In the Works.

      Sean Turzanski
      Petition Organizer
      Those Who Fight - A Call for Action

      This short documentary briefly details the events surrounding the death of Robert Taylor, an elderly homeless man who died in December 2013 in the Burlington County Jail in New Jersey. The county has stated they did nothing wrong, but there are those who believe Mr. Taylor was neglected to death.

    2. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Lillian Robinson COLUMBUS, NJ
      • 2 months ago

      The Warden is unable to do his job.The BCJ is a shit hole.We need him and the Freeholders out.

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    • addie herring COLUMBUS, NJ
      • 2 months ago

      JUSTICE TO BE SERVED

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    • John Loughton TOTTENHAM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
      • 4 months ago

      So sick of this corruption, to be denied water & food for 5 days is a violation of human rights & is murder so someone needs to serve along time in prison for this injustice.

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    • Wallace Ryan LUMBERTON, NJ
      • 5 months ago

      I was there. They killed Robert Taylor.

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    • Rondell Randall BURLINGTON, NJ
      • 6 months ago

      because its not right, I believe these peoples lives could have been saved. I also believe the jails environment of mean spirited officers caused the deaths. Starting with the Warden.

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