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Tier Talk Podcast: The strangest corrections stories of 2018

From wacky courtroom appearances to oddball encounters, 2018 had no shortage of bizarre news in corrections


For more from our expert columnists on the year in corrections, check out our full “2018 in Review” special coverage here.

The Weird News topic gives corrections officers a place to get articles covering the bizarre, including strange crimes, wacky courtroom appearances, and oddball encounters COs have on a daily basis. The job is deadly serious, but there are dozens of moments in corrections that leave officers shaking their heads and laughing as they make their rounds.

In this episode of Tier Talk, Anthony Gangi and Russ Hamilton discuss the best of the Weird News topic in 2018!

Tier Talk, hosted by Corrections1 columnist Anthony Gangi, features interviews with industry experts, conversations about hot topics and pressing issues, and offers lessons to new staff and old about the evolving and ever-changing field of corrections.
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Prosecutors informed defense attorneys for Sheila Keen Warren on Wednesday that they had found a “clown sighting file” which prosecutors said they didn’t have
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The man was in court to respond to numerous charges, including second-degree assault