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My husband is in federal prison in Indiana. Can he get shock

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my husband is in federal prison in Indiana. Can he get shock probation. He as medical problems and has a pacemaker/defibrillator monitor that they can not hook up and they can not monitor his heart.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.


This is Samuel. I am sorry to hear of your husband's health concerns. However, there is no "shock probation" in the federal system.

I suggest if the prison is not able to tend to his medical conditions, then there could be a possible civil rights violation. IN that regard, I suggest he can talk to his case manager and see what options are available for him to be released to medical facility to serve his time.

In the meantime, I suggest you consider contacting your local ACLU and discuss the mis treatment because they cannot offer the medical monitoring that he needs.

Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.

HERE IS A LINK for the ACLU in your state so you can contact them.

Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.

I also suggest you can contact the Department of Justice and tell them of your husband's health problems and how he is being neglected and not given the proper monitoring for his heart condition. (###) ###-####/p>

Expert:  Samuel II replied 1 year ago.

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