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As of April 17, 26 death row inmates have been transferred to California Institution for Men following the closure of segregated units at San Quentin and Central California Women’s Facility
The lawsuit claims that conversations with inmates in city jails are likely recorded and stored on unregulated servers managed by the Correction Department
The CO is asking the court to reverse the board’s decision, removing the termination letter from his personnel file and giving him back pay
In one incident, an inmate bit a deputy so hard that the inmate’s teeth went through two layers of clothing and broke the skin, Sheriff Paul Miyamoto said
Prison officials were called to a “disturbance” in a housing unit at New Folsom when the inmate “charged and began to hit staff;" COs then began to restrain the inmate
The items sold to inmates included 173 cell phones, headphones, screen protectors, phone chargers, sim cards and other types of contraband, the indictment said
The BOP stated that the bureau had “taken unprecedented steps and provided a tremendous amount of resources to address culture, recruitment and retention, aging infrastructure — and most critical — employee misconduct”
The Erie County Holding Center inmate died after being restrained in 2012
“Unlocked: A Jail Experiment” follows 46 inmates for six weeks without locks or officers in the Pulaski County Regional Detention facility
The inmate made the bombs at some point during a four-month period and mailed them to courthouses in Alaska and D.C.
Seven inmates were returning to the Alex City Community Based Facility after work when the crash occurred
The suspects used coded communications such as describing a picture of marijuana as “nuggets” and an officer willing to bring in drugs as an “Uber,” prosecutors said
Lt. Rodney Osborne was at the academy’s tactical firing range when he was fatally shot, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said
The inmate bolted towards the perimeter fencing and proceeded to climb the fence when he was spotted by 24-year-old CO Cody Cabler, who was working the picket
More than 70 current and former prison officials, including chaplains, wardens and COs, had written a letter asking the governor to grant Brian Dorsey clemency
The contempt motion seeks $5 per prisoner per day in damages until two baseline conditions are met: CO vacancies are reduced to 30% of budgeted positions and all prisoners are getting at least an hour a day out of their cells
Viken has developed a variety of security and detection solutions designed to help LEOs safeguard against drug trafficking, terrorism, hazardous environmental threats and more
“I’m most excited about applications designed to support those on supervision and improve outcomes.”