The Public Perceptions topic page gives corrections spokespeople the tools and techniques to increase effective communications with various media entities and help shape the public’s perception of the prison system.
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McDonald’s employee refuses to serve paramedic, won’t serve ‘anyone with a badge’– 1
A Sunstar paramedic was denied service after being told by an employee “we don’t serve officers in here”
Judge recuses herself from murder case after La. inmate intimidated her from behind bars– 3
Judge Tracey Flemings-Davillier said she made the decision "due to the court having received repeated threats"
Ind. CO helps save infant choking on food–
Officer Regina Ward said she just reacted by "instinct" and "did what I’m trained to do"
CO to make 3rd appearance at bench press competition–
CO Thomas "TD" Davis has set world records for bench pressing, including lifting close to 628 pounds in 2017 at two competitions
Top 10 funniest prison and jail reviews on Yelp– 3
From San Quentin to Rikers Island, here’s what Yelpers had to stay about the accommodations at these correctional facilities
C1 Artwork: Proud to serve– 1
Artist Daniel Sundahl created this portrait of what he calls "an amazing group of correction officers and correctional service workers"
Girl battling cancer becomes honorary Ga. CO–
Karma Lilly Little was surprised by corrections officers at her 7th birthday
Videos: Warden sees elderly man struggling to mow grass, volunteers to help– 1
Captain Cortrell Davis finished cutting the man’s entire yard
In Milwaukee, prosecutors hit neighborhoods, not just court–
The transformation of the prosecutor's traditional role and the collaboration with police has special significance in Milwaukee
N.J. officer wrong to demand deletion of photo of inmates, says department–
The officer demanded a reporter delete a photo showing prison inmates moving furniture as part of a $300 million renovation project
Pa. governor hopes banning the box helps ex-offenders find jobs– 1
The order will not preclude the state from running background checks on prospective employees and asking questions about their pasts during the interview process
Freed from prison after wrongful conviction, NC man, lawyer work to help others–
Greg Taylor was the first man to be declared innocent of murder in North Carolina
Suicide among COs: It's time for an open discussion– 1
Discussion of suicide within the profession was a taboo topic because corrections employees were not supposed to appear emotionally vulnerable or fragile
NY county tries treatment instead of incarceration–
Individuals could be sentenced to a local clinic where they would receive addiction treatment instead of serving a weekend behind bars
Calif. CO donates bone marrow to young girl– 3
Correctional Officer Nicholas Young donated bone marrow to a 9-year-old girl he’d never met
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