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One corrections officer said they were threatened by an inmate, later finding a note with a home address for an administrative staff member at their jail
A new four-year contract was established for correctional officers, offering an annual salary increase of 3.5%, with the potential for further yearly adjustments
The CO underwent medical treatment and testing after she was injured on the job while breaking up a fight at a JJC facility; that injury led to her MS diagnosis
John DeSalvo is accused of creating a crypto token and marketing it to first responders on social media, promising returns to supplement their pension plans
In addition to a 43-month prison sentence, the ex-CO was sentenced to two years of supervised release and will have to forfeit the $77,894 he obtained illegally
The officer was working at the Special Treatment Unit when he got into a “physical altercation” with a civilly committed sex offender
A total of seven inmates attacked the man in the common area, punching him in the face and stomping on his head, officials said
Lawyers for CO William Durham’s family argued Zachary Latham lured the victim into the fatal fight in a bid for “TikTok fame”
Over 200 women at Edna Mahan took part in training dogs for nearly 22 years with Puppies Behind Bars
The money “will enable the complete closure” of the state’s only women’s prison
The ex-officer also posted a photo of protestors lying on a street and wrote, “I would run them over no problem lol (laughing tears of joy emoji) didn’t see it”
CO Chad Ammerman swam 300 yards to save an elderly man in the water near his sinking boat
The serial killer, already convicted of 11 homicides, took a plea deal for one of the five killings, avoiding prosecution for the other four
The attacks, which left multiple inmates injured, took place in the kitchen, where there were no surveillance cameras
A federal lawsuit alleged that county officers and supervisors shackled the woman’s wrists, ankles and waist during prenatal visits, and during labor and childbirth
The program was launched this month and employs officers who transitioned from correctional duties to assist on ambulance calls as needed
The Edna Mahan Correctional Facility will be a main priority for Victoria Kuhn, who has been with the DOC since 2007
Daniel Sincavage was traveling from one area of the correctional facility to another section of the facility when the crash occurred
It’s a key position in a prison system that has struggled to rein in criminal behavior, particularly at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women
A federal monitor found inmates were “weaponizing” PREA and using it as a way to threaten officers and retaliate against them
The officer injured his knee during a “vertical jump test” while training with the agency
The state’s policy does not require transgender inmates to undergo gender-reassignment surgery to be held in the facility
Corrections Commissioner Victoria Kuhn said the moves were part of “lifting the veil of secrecy that has hung over this department, and Edna, for far too long”
Corrections officers must be fully vaccinated by May 11 or within three weeks of becoming eligible for a booster shot
The veteran officer will also receive two years of back pay and attorney fees
Union officials are sounding the alarm as the state, like many, grapples with a staffing shortage
Gov. Phil Murphy criticized those who refuse to get the vaccine as “selfish,” likening it to drunk driving
The new order requires a booster dose to be considered fully vaccinated
“The mental health of our staff is in grave danger,” the union’s president said in a statement