Charles’ Louis Gossett Jr. Residential Center Testimony

2006

My name is Charles E Thorpe IV. I myself was a resident of Louis Gossett and my stay there was a horrible experience and made me worse with behavior due to mental health.

I remember a staff named Campbell he was very abusive and would restrain anybody that didn’t have there hands in a diamond form behind there back even if you were new to the facility and if you got even a little close to another resident when walking in line he would slam you to the ground and put his knee on the neck and smush your face in the ground and I was one of those people mind you not everyone walks the same pace. I also remember being restraint by him in the pod I think it was 5 not really sure but i do remember they all have carpet carved into numbers, I ended up getting t