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Speech-to-text technology scans incoming and outgoing calls for the state’s 80,000 inmates with automatic searching for select keywords
A U.S. federal judge ruled that the public has a right to see what goes on inside the St. Thomas jail
President Biden signed the bill to fix prison cameras after rampant staff sexual abuse, inmate escapes and high-profile deaths
Identify the signs of dogfighting to assist law enforcement operations
Video shows police entering the jail as the inmate holds a detention officer at knifepoint
A group of hackers breached 330 surveillance cameras, giving them access to live footage and audio of inmates
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Body-worn video cameras can increase visibility and significantly reduce the risks associated with inmate transports
Body-worn cameras have become necessities for correctional facilities, rather than nice-to-have supplements to fixed camera surveillance
The union believes the inmates likely staged a fight to lure the officer to them
The assault and murder of corrections administrator Debra Johnson has led to questions in court hearings about security at the West Tennessee State Penitentiary
Jake Patterson and another inmate punched one another before a CO fired a bean bag round to stop the fight
With the right technology, command staff can enhance officer and inmate safety and facility security despite understaffing and tight budgets.
The woman told deputies she was having a psychotic episode
The union for corrections officers said the latest numbers show the department about 900 officers down and dropping