Two former prison officers who worked at the Medomsley Detention Centre in County Durham have been jailed for the physical abuse of detainees during the 1970’s and 1980’s.
Brian Greenwell 71, who worked at Medomsley during the period of 1973 and 1988 has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in prison.
Alan Bramley 70, who was at Medomsley during the period of 1973 to 1977 and later became a Governor at several other prisons has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Both men were convicted of misconduct in a public office last month at the Teesside Crown Court.
Their convictions reflect the consistent violence they inflicted on boys at the centre.
Jordans represent clients who suffered physical and sexual assaults during their time at Medomsley to obtain compensation for the assaults they suffered and the psychological and physical injuries they suffered as a result of the treatment they endured.
We have already recovered significant compensation for our clients who were mistreated during their time at Medomsley.
If you were a detainee at Medomsley and suffered sexual/physical abuse or assaults you may be entitled to compensation. If you have been affected by this article and would like to speak to one of our specialist abuse lawyers in confidence, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can advise you on the available options for pursuing a civil damages claim. Jordans successfully represent and secure compensation for numerous victims of abuse and are experts in overcoming the particular challenges that arise in these sensitive cases. Our abuse team can be contacted free on 0800 9555 094.