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Kaepernick's Visit to Rikers Island Angers Corrections Officers

December 13, 2017
"This will only encourage inmates to continue to attack Correction Officers at a time when we need more protection," said Elias Husamudeen, president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association.

Video: Third NC Corrections Employee Dies from Inmate Attack Injuries

October 31, 2017
Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, 49, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She suffered from injuries during an attempted inmate escape on October 12.

Third NC Corrections Employee Dies from Inmate Attack Injuries

October 31, 2017
Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, 49, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She suffered from injuries during an attempted inmate escape on October 12. More Here.

1 In Custody After Pulling Gun on Deputy Near Georgia Prison

October 24, 2017
A man is in custody after attempting to breach the perimeter of a south Georgia prison, encountering a deputy and pulling a gun on the official, according to reports.

2 NC Prison Employees Killed in Inmate Escape Attempt

October 13, 2017
Two employees at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City, NC, were killed and several others injured during an attempted prisoner escape Thursday. The victims have been identified as Correctional Officer Justin Smith and Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden.More Here.

Louisiana to Review 16,000 Prison Sentences as Criminal Justice Reform Takes Effect

August 18, 2017
Louisiana's Public Safety and Corrections officials are reviewing the sentences of 16,000 inmates who could have their prison time shortened as criminal law changes take effect Nov. 1.

Puerto Rico Correctional Officer Dies from Heart Attack During Training

August 18, 2017
Correctional Officer David Torres-Chaparro suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in riot control training at the former Industrial Women's Prison in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico.

Canadian Corrections Officers Overdose on Fentanyl After Cell Search

August 9, 2017
Several prison guards in Alberta have been hospitalized after accidental exposure to fentanyl during searches, and their union is concerned the next incident could be fatal.

GA Seeking Death Penalty for Inmates who Killed Guards During Bus Escape

June 23, 2017
The two men accused of shooting and killing Georgia Department of Correctional officers before escaping from custody appeared in court on Wednesday morning in Putnam County. The state has said it will pursue the death penalty in the case.

GA Escapees Accused of Killing Guards Captured

June 15, 2017
Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose were taken into custody after a car chase in Tennessee, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal tweeted.

2 GA Prison Guards Disarmed, Slain During Prison Bus Transport

June 13, 2017
The Putnam County Sheriff’s office says about 30 other inmates were on the transport bus when two inmates overpowered the guards, and one of the inmates then fatally shot them.

TX Corrections Officer Dies of Heart Attack After Struggle with Inmate

June 12, 2017
A corrections officer at a Central Texas women's prison died after a confrontation with an inmate Friday, Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials said.

8 CA Guards Sent to Hospital after Pelican Bay Prison Brawl

May 25, 2017
Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals Wednesday after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control and required live ammunition to stop, corrections officials said.

NC Corrections Officer Assaulted and Killed on Duty

April 27, 2017
Sgt. Megan Lee Callahan, 29, of Edenton, was attacked around 5:30 p.m. at Bertie Correctional Institute, and died about 6:20 p.m., officials said.

NY Corrections Officers Attacked by Inmates, 6 Injured

February 2, 2017
Six corrections officers at Green Haven Correctional Facility in Stormville, NY, suffered minor injuries Tuesday after being attacked by three inmates, according to a statement from the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association Inc.

Corrections Sgt. Found Dead After Police End Delaware Prison Hostage Standoff

February 2, 2017
Delaware State Police used a backhoe to breach a building at the state's largest prison early Thursday, ending what the governor called a "torturous" hostage standoff that left one guard dead.

Video: Inmates Holding Guards Hostage at Delaware Prison

February 1, 2017
Delaware prisons were locked down Wednesday as authorities responded to a hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, the state's maximum security prison in Smyrna.

Arkansas Corrections Officer Killed by Inmate

December 19, 2016
One correctional officer was killed and another was seriously injured after an inmate attacked them inside the Miller County, AR, jail's kitchen Sunday afternoon, authorities said

NYPD Releases Footage of Correction Officer's Murder

December 9, 2016
The NYPD has released footage showing the moment a corrections officer was shot and killed as she sat in her car in Brooklyn on Monday. More Here.
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