Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge is a Knobler Fellow at Type Media Center and an investigative journalist who specializes in criminal justice. She is also data editor at Type Investigations, where she oversees data strategies, research, and analysis for a team of editors and investigative reporters. Previously she was a 2018-19 Ida B. Wells Fellow with Type Investigations; her fellowship project on prison health care, Why Prisoners Get the Doctors No One Else Wants, earned her the recognition of being named a 2020 Livingston Award Finalist. Prior to joining Type Investigations, Taylor was a fellow with The Marshall Project where her investigation into the use of solitary confinement of teenagers in jails in upstate New York, reported in partnership with WNYC, was selected as a winner of the 2019 Alfred I DuPont-Columbia Award. Her work has appeared in the Appeal, the Washington Post, Newyorker.com, Vox.com and more. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., she is a lover of all things hot-wings and snowstorms.
Most officers get training to respond to injuries,
but are often not required to use it.
By Taylor Elizabeth Eldridge in The Marshall Project.
Even after a major class action suit required Illinois to revamp its prison healthcare system, doctors whose alleged neglect resulted in major injury or death still remain on the prison system payroll.
By Taylor Eldridge in The Appeal.