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Corrections Training
The American Probation and Parole Association will host its 49th Annual Training Institute at JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana from June 28 – July 1, featuring 80+ workshops, keynote speakers, the Annual Women’s Symposium and the unveiling of APPA’s first-ever National Standards for Community Supervision
Video from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department shows an inmate knocking a deputy to the ground while surrounding deputies quickly stop the attack
A corrections officer returning to the Spokane County Jail from an unrelated transport saw a man in a hoodie hoisting a bag upward into a cell window
Several sheriffs directly referenced low staffing as a driving reason for the end of work release
Staff Misconduct
The cop, who had worked for Pearl PD for about six months after having worked at other law enforcement agencies in the Jackson area, pleaded guilty in March
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Gov. Mike Parson declined to grant clemency the day before the scheduled execution, citing the inmate’s “lack of remorse” for the 2009 killings
Eric Nantell was a sergeant at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex in July 2018 when three COs assaulted an inmate in a shower, according to court documents
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The eight new CO handlers and their K-9s bring Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department to 10 fully staffed units
Prosecutors said they couldn’t determine if the incident was intentional, as one deputy claimed the inmate’s “own momentum” caused his head to hit the wall
The bill would overturn a DOC practice of recording and retaining phone calls for extended periods to assist in investigations of jail misconduct or public safety threats
A jury convicted Former President Donald Trump of falsifying business records at his own company; the charge carries up to four years in prison
The lawsuit alleges the CO failed to shut the inmate’s cell door, allowing two or three other prisoners to follow him inside and assault him
Lt. Joel Garcia was fired, then reinstated and placed on administrative leave in connection to a Tarrant County Jail inmate’s death
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