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The CO worked at the prison for about 24.5 years before retiring in 2015, a result of a racially hostile environment at the facility, according to court documents
Crocheting is part of the “healthy hobbies” program for the women living in the minimum security pre-release facility
19-year-olds can join at a salary of up to $68K with a $2,500 signing bonus and become eligible for the state’s 100% tuition reimbursement program
The bill’s language set off a slew of criticism from prisoner’s rights groups and advocates for organ donations
The charges are in connection with an alleged conspiracy to smuggle synthetic cannabinoids known as K2 and Spice into MCI Shirley
The bill would allow inmates to receive a reduction between 60 days and a year on the condition that they have donated bone marrow or organs
More than $200K of DOC officer Edward Johansen’s total pay was from overtime
Prosecutors said the inmate targeted Tidman because he thought attacking an officer would get him back to a prison facility in Virginia
Mass. CO Matthew Tidman remains hospitalized after inmate’s assault with 15-lb. barbell
Documentation revealed that the CO worked as a reserve officer as well as a real estate agent while out on workers’ compensation
Matthew Tidman remains on life support and investigators are pursuing criminal charges
The moratorium also bars expansions, conversions or renovations to an existing facility
The officer was driving to a local hospital to cover a security shift for an inmate in the department’s custody
A report also outlined at least 370 cases of improper use of chemical restraints or sedatives used by staff to subdue patients
The sheriff is appealing a 2020 ruling granting the officer nearly $174,000 in damages