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2 Los Angeles County Deputies Convicted of Abusing Mentally Ill Inmate

May 17, 2016
Prosecutors alleged that the deputies attacked the inmate in a locked hallway of the jail that lacked surveillance cameras. The inmate was kicked in the genitals, punched and pepper sprayed, prosecutors said.

Florida Correctional Officer Dies After Training Competition

May 2, 2016
Florida Correctional Officer Sgt. Jorge Ramos died Sunday afternoon, two days after participating in a statewide Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) competition at Sumter Correctional Institution.

California Inmate Stabs Correctional Officer in Head, Attacks Officers

April 14, 2016
A medical emergency was announced, and as staff entered the cell, Puckett threw an unknown substance on them, officials said. He then used an inmate-manufactured weapon to stab a correctional officer in the head.

FBI Arrests 46 Georgia Correctional Officers in Drug Trafficking Sting

February 11, 2016
The probe found that prison guards and staff were smuggling contraband such as liquor, tobacco, and cell phones into the cell blocks for money. Inmates used the illegal cell phones to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and identity theft.

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff to Plead Guilty in Jail Scandal

February 10, 2016
Retired Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will plead guilty in a downtown courtroom Wednesday to making a false statement, marking a dramatic turn in the ongoing federal investigation into corruption in the Sheriff's Department.

Corrections Facility Equips Officers With Utility's BodyWorn Cameras

February 1, 2016
Utility, Inc. officially announced the Atlanta Department of Corrections has deployed Utility's BodyWorn police body cameras—the only automated, policy-based, body-worn police camera currently available on the market, according to the company.

1 Orange County Jail Escapee Surrenders to Police

January 29, 2016
One of three men who escaped from an Orange County, CA, jailhouse last week surrendered to police on Friday, law enforcement officials said.

Illinois Correctional Officer Dies in Prisoner Transport Van Crash

January 21, 2016
The 22-year-old driver of a Marion County (IL) Sheriff's Department transport van was killed Wednesday morning in a weather-related accident with a semi.

Prison Guards Limited in Battle With Drones

December 4, 2015
When it comes to policing the problem at federal prisons, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons (BoP) is severely handcuffed. Despite having tons of shotgun-armed guards at its prisons, the bureau can't simply shoot down any drone that happens to appear near a prison; the Federal Aviation Administration doesn't allow it.

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff's Deputies Sentenced to Prison for Beating of Jail Visitor

November 30, 2015
Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were sentenced to prison Monday for their roles in the beating of a handcuffed jail visitor and a scheme to cover up the assault.

Video: Cop Killer Mistakenly Placed in Lower Security Prison

November 13, 2015
A man sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Chattanooga police sergeant and wounding another officer was mistakenly placed in a lower security prison in October.

Cop Killer Mistakenly Placed in Lower Security Prison

November 13, 2015
A man sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Chattanooga police sergeant and wounding another officer was mistakenly placed in a lower security prison in October. More Here.

Corrections Kiosks

October 30, 2015
VendEngine offers extensive commissary-based software and hardware solutions at low costs for the corrections industry.

Detroit Officers Oppose Pat Downs Before Entering Prison

October 13, 2015
Detroit police and Michigan corrections officials plan to meet Tuesday to discuss a controversial policy requiring officers to be patted down before entering the state-run Detroit Detention Center.

Arizona Inmate Gets More Time in Prison in 2 Officer Assaults

September 1, 2015
An inmate has been sentenced to 22 years in state prison for cutting the throat of a Pinal County detention officer and kicking a Department of Corrections officer.

Texas Officer Dies While Moving Inmate

August 24, 2015
Medical examiners have ruled that heart disease killed a Harris County, Texas, jailer who died Thursday during an altercation with an inmate.

US C-SOG to Hold Corrections Special Operations Conference, Expo and Unit Challenge in Florida

August 13, 2015
US C-SOG (US Corrections Special Operations Group) has announced details for the Corrections Special Operations Conference, Expo and Unit Challenge in May 2016. The event will be hosted by the Marion County Sheriff's Office in Ocala, Florida.

Alabama Inmate Claims Correction Officers Tortured Him with Snake

July 31, 2015
According to the lawsuit, Redding claims Glenn brought a yellow Burmese python described as being 6 to 7 feet long into the jail. Despite the claims in the suit, Burmese pythons are not venomous.

Maryland Governor Announces Immediate Closure of Baltimore Jail

July 31, 2015
Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he will immediately shut down the decrepit Baltimore City Detention Center, moving inmates to nearby facilities and ending a long-standing "black eye" for the state.

Lamperd Less Lethal Signs Training Contract with Corrections Services Canada

July 27, 2015
The training will occur at locations in Ottawa, Ontario; and Regina, Saskatchewan, related to the technical aspects and proper servicing of the Lamperd Less Lethal 40mm Launcher Platform that was recently purchased by the agency. This contract expires on December 31, 2015.
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