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13 Baltimore COs Indicted In Prison Gang Drug Conspiracy

April 23, 2013
A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Baltimore correctional officers and 12 Black Guerilla Family (BGF) gang members who orchestrated a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute drugs, launder money, and have sex inside the jail.

The Failure of California's Prison Realignment

April 23, 2013
As we have been lamenting for the past 1½ years, California's controversial experiment in transferring supervision of prisoners from the state to local agencies is a clear and present danger to public safety.

Embattled La. Sheriff Denounces Critics As Racist

April 16, 2013
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has questioned critics of his jail management style, implying to a local media outlet that their criticism is racially motivated.

Texas Mexican Mafia Member Gets Life In RICO Case

April 11, 2013
A Texas Mexican Mafia member received three consecutive life sentences in federal prison for racketeering and assaulting a federal prison guard, the FBI announced.

Escaped Denver Inmate Surrenders

April 11, 2013
The inmate who used a law enforcement uniform to escape Denver's downtown jail turned himself in Wednesday, after a three-day manhunt.

Denver Deputy Arrested for Helping Inmate Escape

April 8, 2013
Denver police arrested a Denver Sheriff's deputy for allegedly helping a gang inmate escape by providing a police uniform and duty belt in exchange for payment.

Texas CO Collapses Responding to Alarm

April 3, 2013
Officer Brandon Kountz apparently died of a heart attack while rushing to assist other officers after a body alarm. He had served the agency for 11 months.

Court Error Caused Early Release of Colo. Prison Chief's Killer

April 1, 2013
A Colorado district court has apologized to the families of the two men slain by Evan Ebel for a clerical error that triggered the release of the white supremacist gang member four years early.

Calif. Correctional Officer, K-9 Killed In Rollover

March 25, 2013
Sgt. Gilbert Cortez and his search dog, Mattie, died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in San Diego County. They were on the way to search inmates for drugs and other contraband at La Cima Fire Camp.

Colo. Corrections Chief Fatally Shot at Home

March 20, 2013
Colorado authorities have launched a manhunt for a killer who fatally shot the state's corrections chief Tuesday night at his upscale home.

Maryland Poised To Ban Death Penalty

March 15, 2013
Maryland's House of Delegates voted Friday to repeal the state's death penalty and sent the bill to Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat who initially sponsored it.

Inmate Fatally Stabs Federal C.O.

February 26, 2013
Officer Eric Williams, 34, was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. following the assault at United States Penitentiary-Canaan, a high security institution located near Waymart about 20 miles east of Scranton.

Fed Budget Cuts Would Reduce LE Strength

February 14, 2013
Automatic federal budget cuts set to go into effect March 1 would likely trigger mandatory furloughs among agencies such as the FBI, ATF, and Border Patrol, as well as sharp reductions in grants that bring equipment and personnel to local agencies.

Cop Killer Impregnates Prison Guard To Avoid Death Penalty

February 5, 2013
A convicted killer of two undercover NYPD detectives impregnated a guard at a federal prison, hoping to avoid the death penalty.

Cons Rappelled, Took Cab In Jail Escape

December 20, 2012
Convicted bank robbers Kenneth Conley and Joseph Banks apparently broke their cell window, then rappelled down about 20 stories using a makeshift rope made of bed sheets. They then changed clothes and caught a cab out of downtown.

Avon Protection Introduces Air Purifying Respirator

December 19, 2012
Avon Protection Systems has introduced the PC50 APR, a NIOSH-approved, non-CBRN respiratory device that provides protection against tear gas when paired with the CTF12 canister.

Idaho Inmates Claim Gangs Run Prison

November 13, 2012
A gang war that appears to have taken over parts of an Idaho private prison is spilling into the federal courts, with some inmates contending prison officials are ceding control to gang leaders in an effort to save money on staffing.

Ballot Measures 2012: Death Penalty, Legal Marijuana, Bargaining Rights

November 6, 2012
Today, voters in three states will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana and in California will consider reshaping sentencing for violent offenders.

Georgia C.O. Fatally Stabbed By Inmate

October 12, 2012
Officer Larry Stell, 46, was assaulted by an inmate and died as a result of the attack, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

Md. C.O. Charged With Raping Detainee

October 10, 2012
A Prince George's County Sheriff's deputy charged with raping a female detainee awaiting a hearing at the Upper Marlboro courthouse now faces a $15 million civil lawsuit.
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