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The lawsuit says the unallocated funds were misused by the sheriff’s office to pay for perks “unrelated to the upkeep of the jail or the wellbeing of those in custody at the jail”
The CO is accused of recording about 2,000 bogus hours — both overtime and regular pay hours — on time sheets between July and December 2023
Violence erupted at a Boise hospital as Idaho Department of Correction officers were preparing to transport the inmate back to prison after he was treated for injuries
The investigation will examine whether Kentucky protects the facilities’ juveniles from excessive force, prolonged isolation, violence and sexual abuse, the DOJ said
James “Whitey” Bulger was killed just hours after he was transferred from a Florida lockup to USP Hazelton in West Virginia and placed in the general population
The lawsuit stemmed from the botched transfer of infected inmates in May 2020 from a Southern California prison to San Quentin, which at the time had no infections
Pittsburg County District Judge Tim Mills wrote that psychologists found that Wade Greely Lay, 63, lacks a “rational understanding” of why he is to be executed
The court found the governor lacked the authority to return the woman to Coffee Creek Correctional Institution because her sentence had expired
The former CO at Dade Correctional Institution was found guilty of a single count of culpable negligence but was credited with time served
The Baltimore County jail work program’s primary purpose was making money, not offering rehabilitation to the detainees, the judges found
A former Fulton County Jail inmate, who reports being stabbed 13 times, claims the county and the sheriff’s office are responsible for the jail’s dangerous conditions
The search uncovered narcotics, including cocaine, K2 and marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags, dozens of fentanyl-soaked papers, cigarettes, tobacco and ceramic blades
While wiretapping to detect drone drops, investigators overheard conversations indicating that COs were aiding a Valdosta State Prison inmate in moving drugs and more
Daniel Jenkins, along with two other men, plotted to kill Detective Thomas C. Williams after Williams testified against Jenkins in a robbery case in 1985
The accusations in both filings are similar: Cuyahoga County did not properly pay employees in both facilities for time spent working more than 40 hours a week
The three Aryan Brotherhood members all initially faced a potential death penalty until prosecutors agreed not to seek it
The move would change marijuana from its current classification as a Schedule I drug, alongside heroin and LSD, to a Schedule III drug, alongside ketamine and some anabolic steroids
The union stated that certain health officials should be fired because of jail-condition issues, negligence and for allegedly creating a hostile work environment
In 2022, two inmates rushed to attack a third; of six COs who responded to the incident, only one CO threw a tear gas grenade at them
The inmate said he was stabbed more than 43 times while in the Colorado State Penitentiary, resulting in permanent nerve damage, chronic pain and scarring
The Minnesota DOC said it will conduct unannounced and random visits to ensure ongoing compliance at the Otter Tail County Detention Center
During the “disturbances” at the South Dakota State Penitentiary, two COs were injured and there was significant damage to prison property, the attorney general said
During the operation, law enforcement, working with prison authorities, successfully thwarted a murder-for-hire plot targeting an inmate
A federal judge found Georgia DOC officials willfully disregarded requirements to improve deplorable conditions inside the high-security Special Management Unit prison
The shooting at the Correctional Training Academy killed 43-year-old Corrections Lt. Rodney Osborne
The Limestone Correctional Facility warden took over the role in 2022 following the retirement of the previous warden; he has been with the ADOC for more than 20 years
Recidivism in Michigan has hovered around 30% in recent years and it reflects a sharp drop from 1998, when the rate was 45.7%, officials said
A Rikers Island CO who enjoys anime testified to smuggling drugs into the jail hidden in issues of the popular manga “Demon Slayer,” under orders from a gang leader
The lawsuit claims that conversations with inmates in city jails are likely recorded and stored on unregulated servers managed by the Correction Department