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Prisoner Transport

The Prisoner Transport topic area gives COs the training and tools they need to safely complete the unique mission of transporting an inmate from one facility to another. The task can be one of the most dangerous periods of time for the officers charged with that duty, as subjects often see the ride as their last, best chance for escape.

Two prisoner transport vehicles and a civilian vehicle crashed in Pompano Beach
Officer Robert Clark, 42, was escorting two prisoners at Smith State Prison when the inmate assaulted him from behind with a homemade weapon
The Franklin County Regional Jail inmate died after she jumped out of the transport vehicle’s window, police said
All off-site medical transports will require two Marion County deputies and murder suspects will wear red clothing to indicate their potential danger
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office requested a price increase from $45 to $55 per head/per day to offset higher staffing and maintenance costs
McLean County jail inmates are being transferred as a result of inadequate staffing
It’s crucial that correctional staff can pinpoint potential triggers for suicidal behavior either during or following court proceedings
The average Lancaster County Jail population for this year’s first quarter was 642, compared with 565 during the same three month timeframe last year
A Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said there were no “visible or obvious” injuries but complaints of pain
Holmes had originally been ordered to begin her prison sentence on April 27, but won a reprieve that gave her more time with her children
Joran van der Sloot, the suspect in the teen’s disappearance, will be extradited to the U.S. to face charges he extorted thousands from Holloway’s mother
The man suspected in the 2005 disappearance of the Ala. teen in Aruba is currently serving a 28-year prison sentence in Peru for a 2010 murder
Worn by an inmate in contact with their body and hidden under their clothing, a stun device can be activated remotely by a trained transport officer to quickly stop an escape or violence
Robert Sylvester Kelly was transferred from the Metropolitan Correctional Center Chicago to the federal correctional institution in Butner, N.C.
The HOME Act would apply to non-citizens who fall under certain categories, including people who are sick and dying and some people who received convictions as youth