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Corrections News Reports

Corrections News Reports

Escapee says 'dumb' Colo. deputy asked to be shot - 05/07/2013
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Inmate accused of stabbing deputy in neck with pen - 04/15/2013
A Grayson County (Ky.) inmate has been accused of attacking two deputies by biting one and stabbing the other in his neck with a pen. (Image WLKY)... Full story
Colo. prison chief's wife choosing not to be angry - 04/08/2013
The wife of Colorado's slain prisons chief says she could become enraged that a clerical error led to the early release of the parolee suspected in her husband's death, but she chooses not to make it a ... Full story
Jailhouse beating leaves officer critically injured - 04/01/2013
A Marathon County correctional officer is fighting for her life after being brutally assaulted Wednesday by an inmate in the Marathon County Jail. (Image Wausau Daily Herald)... Full story
Memorial service honors slain Colo. prisons chief - 03/27/2013
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Ore high court eyes death-row inmate's push to die - 03/18/2013
The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday heard arguments from lawyers for a death-row inmate who wants to be executed and the governor, who refuses to let him die. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)... Full story
Neglected prisoner gets $15.5 million after serving 22 months in solitary - 03/11/2013
A man who spent 22 months in solitary confinement in a New Mexico jail, neglected to the point where he was forced to pull out his own tooth because he said he wasn't allowed to see a dentist, will receive ... Full story
US Rep. vows to probe CO's death - 03/04/2013
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino said he will investigate what happened Monday night at the U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan, where a corrections officer from Luzerne County was killed by an inmate.

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Corrections officers keep guns away from dangerous criminals - 02/25/2013
One program in the Washing state DOC works to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals. It involves corrections officers visiting the homes of convicted felons and ensuring that they are abiding ... Full story
Cameras protecting officers, taxpayers in clashes with inmates - 02/19/2013
The Louisville Metro Department of Corrections is going high tech to handle some of the most violent confrontations inside the jail. Video cameras are now recording those incidents to protect correction ... Full story


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