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Heads Rolling Over New York Prison Break

June 30, 2015
The New York State Department of Corrections is replacing 12 prison employees, including the prison’s superintendent Steven Racette and deputy superintendent Stephen Brown. Racette was seen in a photo with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 6, when the daring prison break was discovered.

FBI Investigating Corruption at New York Prison Where Murderers Escaped

June 29, 2015
Some employees interviewed have told investigators about heroin use among prisoners, and the role of employees in the drug trade.

Minnesota's Holding of Sex Offenders After Prison Is Ruled Unconstitutional

June 18, 2015
In a decision watched by officials in 20 states that hold some sex offenders after they complete prison sentences, a federal judge ruled this week that Minnesota's program for such offenders was unconstitutional.

Mississippi Corrections Officer Dies in Crash

May 26, 2015
Sgt. Iris Smith, 53, of the Mississippi Department of Corrections died instantly when the MDOC van she was driving collided with the back of an 18-wheeler as she was escorting an inmate between hospitals.

2 Guards Injured, 2 Inmates Dead in Nebraska Prison Rioting

May 11, 2015
Nebraska prison officials say the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution is under control after a weekend uprising that injured two prison guards and left two inmates dead and at least two more injured.

NCJRS Provides Correctional Resource Guide

May 6, 2015
In recognition of National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, NCJRS is sharing an article that highlights publications, training programs, and Websites related to correctional facilities and staff.

Maryland State Prison K-9 Dies in Vehicle Fire

April 16, 2015
A K-9 assigned to the Cumberland state correctional complex died in a vehicle fire that occurred on westbound Interstate 68 in Maryland.

Video: Inmate Attack Sends Three Arizona Officers to the Hospital

April 9, 2015
An 18-year-old psych inmate attacked four officers at the Lower Buckeye Jail, sending three officers to the hospital and knocking one unconscious, according to the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office.

Inmate Attack Sends Three Arizona Officers to the Hospital

April 9, 2015

An 18-year-old psych inmate attacked four officers at the Lower Buckeye Jail, sending three officers to the hospital and knocking one unconscious, according to the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office. More Here.

Investigators Search for Cause of Deadly Texas Prison Bus Crash

January 15, 2015
Eight prisoners and two long-time veteran prison department officers, including the driver, were killed, the agency said in a statement. Another corrections officer and four other inmates were hospitalized.

Navajo Police Officer Dies in Crash While Transporting Prisoner

December 1, 2014
A Navajo Nation police officer died in a car crash Sunday while taking an arrested man to jail in Dilkon, Ariz.

Crash Kills Canadian Corrections Officer Transporting Inmates

November 7, 2014
RCMP say Commodore died when she was thrown from a Manitoba Corrections van she was a passenger in at around 9:45 a.m. Thursday. The van crashed into a ditch and rolled before coming to a complete stop.

Peerless Releases 700L Special Edition Handcuff to Commemorate Centennial Anniversary

August 1, 2014
Peerless Handcuff Company has released a 100th Anniversary Model 700L Chain Link Handcuff. The Model 700L comes with a high-polish nickel-plated finish, special 100th Anniversary markings, unique serial numbers, and retro packaging. The Model 700L is a limited edition model with only 1,000 units being produced.

Cell Phone Detector

July 30, 2014
Cellsense is a portable full body scanner that can be used in correctional facilities to detect all cell phones, whether turned on or off, as well as other contraband—even when concealed in the body.

Remember National Correctional Officers' and Employees Week

May 5, 2014
Each year, the first full week in May is recognized as National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, commemorating the contributions of correctional officers and personnel who work in jails, prisons, and community corrections.

Video: Florida Jail Gas Explosion Kills 2, Scores Injured

May 1, 2014
A gas explosion at the Escambia County jail in Pensacola, Fla., killed two inmates and sent a total of 184 people to local hospitals for treatment Wednesday night.

Jail Gas Explosion Kills 2, Scores Injured

May 1, 2014

Wednesday night's gas explosion at the Escambia County jail in Pensacola, Fla., killed two inmates and sent a total of 184 people to local hospitals for treatment. Read Full Story Here.

Safetyhander Mitts Keep Subjects' Hands Secure, Harmless

May 1, 2014

Safetyhander Hand Restraint Mitts are designed to be used in conjunction with handcuffs to provide increased security for prisoners and detainees. This video shows how difficult it is to manipulate any objects when both hands are secured in the mitts.

Video: Nebraska CO Dies After Strangling by Juvenile Inmate

February 18, 2014
The Nebraska panhandle community is reeling after 24-year-old corrections officer Amanda Baker was strangled Friday morning.

Nebraska CO Dies After Strangling by Juvenile Inmate

February 18, 2014

The Nebraska panhandle community is reeling after 24-year-old corrections officer Amanda Baker was strangled Friday morning. Read Full Story Here.

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