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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.

Sheriff Michael Moore is advocating for a temporary solution due to his deputies spending up to 15 hours traveling as far as Tennessee to transport juvenile inmates from housing facilities to court
The inmate was originally at the Rutherford Correctional Facility but was transferred to the Marion Correctional Institution to be a work release inmate, deputies said
The inmate fled the hospital; police tracked him to a nearby home where he was found deceased
The lawsuit alleges that juvenile detainees had their civil rights infringed upon at the Adair County facility and that the center failed to properly train staff
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office corrections division is down nearly 40% of its normal staffing levels due to vacancies, family and medical leave and other absences
The detainee blamed in the crash, a homicide suspect, got into the bus’s driver seat after a CO left the bus unattended outside the courthouse, the DOC said
The agreement said if space becomes needed at the Youth Detention Center for a Baltimore City minor, staff from the Towson adult jail will pick up the Baltimore County detainee housed there within hours and bring the minor back to Towson
The inmate grabbed a CO’s holster after attacking him; another CO quickly grabbed her gun and ordered the inmate to drop the weapon
Lack of post-release transport in county’s inmate transfer policy raises concerns
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