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Corrections News Reports

Corrections News Reports

Chatham County Jail revamps restraint chair policy following student's death -
Following the death of a 22-year-old college student, the Chatham County Jail has altered its policy regarding surveillance cameras and restraint chairs.... Full story
Ala. CERT team members avoid potential security risk during last week's snow -
When the going on the roads gets tough during a snowstorm, some of Madison County's toughest law enforcement get going.... Full story
Disciplinary records show Okla.'s trouble in retaining COs -

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is currently facing facilities with over 100 percent capacity, but only has 65 percent of the staffing levels needed to run them.

Records ... Full story

Inmates charged in attack at San Juan County jail -
Four inmates accused of attacking guards who were trying to break up a fight at a San Juan County jailhouse have been charged with multiple felonies.... Full story
2014 Year in Review -
With 2014 coming to a close, we've gone through our archives for the past 12 months to bring you some of the biggest corrections stories of the year.... Full story
Report: Security better when COs trained to handle mentally ill inmates -
Report: Security better when COs trained to handle mentally ill inmates A report by a mental health researcher is stating that security was at its best when corrections officers knew how to handle mentally ill inmates... Full story
Woman tries to sneak body piercing jewelry, hair ties into jail -
Amber Wilmott, 21, was caught smuggling body piercing jewelry and hair bands in a plastic bag inside a body cavity... Full story
Ohio prisons to test 'blimp drones' -
The Ohio Department of Corrections will begin testing ‘blimp drones’ after Warren County prisons this week.... Full story
Video: Inmate punches, slams CO to the ground -
Video has surfaced showing a Marion County inmate, Xavier Washington, punching a corrections officer and slamming the man to the ground.... Full story
Death in hot jail cell highlights national issue -
The case of a mentally ill homeless veteran who died in a 100-degree Rikers Island jail cell starkly illustrates the dangers of extreme heat in lockups, an issue facing prisons across the nation as theinmate ... Full story

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