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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.

Controversial Execution in Ohio Uses New Drug Combination

January 16, 2014
Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire appeared to gasp and convulse for roughly 10 minutes before he finally died Thursday during his execution by lethal injection using a new combination of drugs.

Killer of Florida Corrections Officer Scheduled for Execution

January 6, 2014
Gov. Rick Scott signed the death warrant after the Florida Supreme Court in December rejected Muhammad's challenge to chemicals used in the state's execution procedure.

Texas Inmate Executed for Causing Death of CO During Escape

December 5, 2013
Jerry Martin, 43, apologized to the family of Susan Canfield, who suffered a fatal head injury when Martin and another inmate escaped from a work detail at the Wynne Unit on Sept. 24, 2007.

Calif. Deputy Killed in Crash with Big Rig

November 1, 2013
Dep. Robert Jackson of the Butte County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office was killed when he pulled his cruiser onto Highway 99 and a big-rig could not stop in time.

Okla. Inmates Create Computer Program to Save Corrections Dept. Money

October 31, 2013
Three computer savvy inmates serving time at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center in Lexington, Okla., have created a data collection program that may save the state millions of dollars, say three state representatives.

Police-Killer Gang Threatened Conn. C.O.

August 27, 2013
Police arrested four people who threatened and attempted to rob a corrections officer from Hartford at a gas station early Monday, police said.

LAPD Resources Drained by Prisoner Realignment

August 22, 2013
When Los Angeles residents need a police officer, they expect and deserve an immediate response. But it is getting harder to deliver on that expectation because LAPD officers are being pulled away from what they were hired to do in order to keep tabs on thousands of felons living in the city after their early release from prison.

Wis. C.O. Lawsuit Seeks Pay for Pre-Duty Work

August 8, 2013
A group of 10 state prison guards has filed a lawsuit alleging the state owes them millions in back pay because of a 2012 work rule that defines when they are considered on duty.

SCOTUS Orders Release of 9,600 Calif. Inmates

August 5, 2013
In a major setback for Gov. Jerry Brown, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to block a court order that he release 9,600 inmates from state prisons, moving California a step closer to relocating or freeing those prisoners by the end of the year.

Ex-Prison Guard Impregnated By Cop Killer Pleads Guilty

July 1, 2013
The former federal corrections officer who had a baby with a man convicted of executing two NYPD detectives pleaded guilty Monday and faces 15 years in prison.

Judges Order Calif. to Cut Inmate Population by 10,000

June 21, 2013
A three-judge panel has ordered California to start releasing inmates so the state can cut its prison population by 10,000 by the end of the year because medical care and other conditions are unconstitutional.

Fla. Executes Inmate In CO's Death

June 13, 2013
The state of Florida administered a lethal injection Wednesday to a death row inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer during a botched jail break nearly three decades ago.

Judge Approves New Orleans Jail Reform Plan

June 7, 2013
A federal judge approved a consent decree Thursday governing an operational overhaul of Orleans Parish Prison that would reform one of the country's most dangerous lockups known for inmate deaths, sexual assaults, beatings, stabbings and poor medical care.

Video: Texas Cops Fired for Excessive Force

June 3, 2013
Two Jasper (Texas) Police officers have been fired by the City Council for allegedly using excessive force on a 25-year-old woman while processing her at the local jail.
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