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Archive for September, 2018

Jamie McCrossen Should Be Released on Parole

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Update: October 6th, 2018. The Supreme Court of Tasmania has ordered the release of Jamie McCrossen and, of course, it’s been so long since I was in the system I forgot the part about the Dangerous Criminals Act being a simple release from prison. It’s a binary dangerous vs not dangerous assessment where the not dangerous are released. Unlike supervised parole with a sentence hanging over your head. So I hope they do supply good support on his release. As Tasmanians we should hang our head in shame at the treatment this man has undergone within the System and by the System in our names.

Jamie Gregory McCrossen has spent the last 28 years in custody at Her Majesty’s Prison Risdon on the Eastern Shore of Hobart, Tasmania. Why? He robbed an antique store in 1990 with an antique pistol and later wrote a threatening letter to the witness signed in blood. He was 18 years of age.

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My name is Steven Clark (aka nortypig) and I live in Southern Tasmania. I have an MBA (Specialisation) and a Bachelor of Computing from the University of Tasmania. I'm a photographer making pictures with film. A web developer for money. A business consultant for fun. A journalist on paper. Dreams of owning the World. Idea champion. Paradox. Life partner to Megan.

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