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Corrections News Reports

Corrections News Reports

2014 Year in Review - 12/01/2014
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 - 10/27/2014
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 - 10/20/2014
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' - 10/01/2014
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 - 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

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