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Thirteen staff were suspended in connection with Tyrone Briggs’ 2019 death
Jamel Floyd barricaded himself inside his Metropolitan Detention Center cell and used a metal object to break the cell-door window
County probation officials said they noticed the rising trend last year and have taken steps to offer detention officers extra training in de-escalation techniques
The waiver was granted when several large fights erupted after a new law transferred teen inmates out of Rikers
A state lawmaker and reform groups are pushing to bar officers from carrying pepper spray in juvenile jails in California
New ‘use of force’ policy that requires them to use chemical agents before any other restraint method
BOP is expanding 2.5-year-old program to include workers at all 47 medium-security prisons and all five medical facilities
A Maryland federal court case alleging excessive force by prison guards against an inmate has been revived by an appeals court
Grant County detention officers used pepper spray to subdue eight inmates during a confrontation in the jail
A Maine prison inmate who was pepper-sprayed while restrained and then not allowed to wash his face for more than 20 minutes has sued the officer who sprayed him
Corrections officers were forced to deploy pepper spray and fire a warning shot to break up an inmate altercation