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The inmate was being transported back to the correctional center when he created a disturbance in the back of a cruiser; when the deputy checked on him, he pepper sprayed the deputy
On the brink of her retirement from corrections, Vicky White aided convicted felon Casey White’s escape, resulting in an 11-day manhunt and her suicide upon capture
The inmate was originally at the Rutherford Correctional Facility but was transferred to the Marion Correctional Institution to be a work release inmate, deputies said
Court records say Billy Partington misrepresented himself and never corrected corrections’ officers when his picture was compared to his brother during the release procedure
The inmate fled the hospital; police tracked him to a nearby home where he was found deceased
Atlanta PD’s helicopter observed the jail escapee run through a residential area where he attempted to conceal himself inside a garbage can
The suspect, who had just escaped from the Glades County Jail exercise yard, stole a truck that was running while unoccupied and led deputies on a pursuit
The Los Angeles County Probation Department, which has struggled to maintain staffing levels for years, is also rethinking the physical qualities it looks for in new hires due to the recent levels of violence
“I just wanted to preserve the story for future generations so if anybody had questions, they’d have a reference they could go back to and see what the sheriff back then said about it,” former Sheriff Singleton said
Danelo Cavalcante’s crab-walk escape from a prison yard prompted Chester County prison to add more razor wire around vulnerable areas within 3 1/2 months to prevent further escapes
Three COs at Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution may face disciplinary action in connection with the two escapes back in May
The lack of security upgrades “is very concerning,” the mayor of Baton Rouge said. “We are dealing with a facility established in 1952, designed to rehabilitate youth for less serious crimes”
“Police at da door baby I’m goin back to jail,” one of the escaped inmates said in a text following a Grubhub order
The five juveniles turned violent when they attempted to escape the Swanson Center for Youth, a senator said