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Corrections News Reports

Corrections News Reports

Video: Inmate punches, slams CO to the ground - 06/09/2014
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 - 05/20/2014
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
Jury gives inmate 20 years after 11-minute deliberation - 04/28/2014
An Appling County jury took just 11 minutes to convict a Waycross man of assaulting two guards at a pre-release center after which a judge sentenced him to 20 years in prison, officials said.... Full story
Obama seeks inmates worthy of commutation power - 04/16/2014
President Barack Obama is looking for convicts worthy of his rarely used power to commute sentences.... Full story
Tom Clements' widow unhappy with investigation of killer - 03/26/2014
The widow of the Colorado prison chief killed by an escaped parolee says she is angered and frustrated by the slow investigation into the murder one year ago.... Full story
Meet Molly, the jail crime-fighting dog - 03/06/2014
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has a new tool for fighting illegal drugs smuggled into their jail: a two-year-old Australian Shepherd named Molly.... Full story
Video: Off-duty probation officer stops subway harasser - 02/10/2014
Video captured the sight of an off-duty New York probation officer assisting a woman being harassed on the subway. (Image CBS2 News)... Full story
C1 2013 Year in Review - 01/06/2014
With 2013 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
Santa and Ariz. DOC deliver gifts, food to Valley family - 12/30/2013
Members of the Arizona Department of Corrections assisted Santa in delivering gifts to a Casa Grande family on Friday. (Courtesy Photo)... Full story
Video: NM teen punches CO about 20 times in face - 12/16/2013
Video has been released of a teen inmate ambushing a guard at Albuquerque's main jail. (Image KRQE)... Full story

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