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Calif. Prisons To Block Prisoner Cell-Phone Use

April 17, 2012
The private company that maintains the pay phones in California prisons has agreed to install technology to block the use of smuggled cellular phones by prisoners.

N.C. Corrections Officer Dies After Fall

April 16, 2012
A North Carolina corrections officer has died after falling down the stairs, the state's Department of Public Safety announced Monday. Officer William Wright, 31, has succumbed to injuries sustained after he fell while climbing a metal staircase at the Mountain View Correctional Facility in Spruce Pine.

L.A. Sheriff's Capt. Took Inmate Golfing

April 5, 2012
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department captain apparently took a convicted jewel thief out for golf tips.

Washington Jail Adopts Spillman's Data Management Software

March 30, 2012
A recently formed regional jail in Washington is using new software from Spillman Technologies to help manage jail records, images, and inventory, according to the company.

FN 303 Launcher

March 30, 2012
The FN 303 Launcher is a compressed air-powered system capable of launching fin-stabilized .68 caliber projectiles at point-specific targets with a range of up to 50 meters.

GLARE Enforcer

March 30, 2012
The GLARE Enforcer visual disruption laser from B.E. Meyers is specifically designed for law enforcement and maritime security applications. It is the only optical deterrent laser compliant with FDA regulations for sale to law enforcement and security organizations.

BodyGuard

March 30, 2012
ArmStar's BodyGuard is a combination of armor and electronic control device. The device is slipped over the wearer's forearm with the wearer's hand in a glove that is fitted with a pressure switch.

Sheriff Arpaio Responds to Ruling Critical of Pink Boxers

March 29, 2012
An Arizona sheriff known for making prisoners wear pink underwear asked an appeals court Wednesday to reconsider its ruling that criticized jail officers' decision to force the colorful boxer shorts onto a mentally ill inmate who erroneously believed the officers were trying to rape him.

ACLU Critical of California's Prison 'Realignment'

March 23, 2012
California's initiative to shift state inmates to local jails has drawn fire from the American Civil Liberties Union, who has released a report criticizing "realignment."

Calif. Inmates Ask U.N. To Probe Solitary Confinement

March 21, 2012
Calling solitary confinement "torture," California prisoners and advocates are asking the United Nations to investigate the segregated housing of gang members at prisons throughout the state.

Fla. Corrections Officer Fatally Stabbed by Inmate

March 19, 2012
Sgt. Ruben Thomas, 24, was stabbed in the neck with a shank by Richard Franklin while on duty at the Columbia Correctional Institution near Lake City in northern Florida.

Calif. Proposes Returning High-Risk Prison Gang Members to General Population

March 13, 2012
California corrections officials have floated a plan that would allow gang members living in high-security housing units to return to the general population as a reward for good behavior.

Indiana C.O. Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver

March 7, 2012
Lake County (Ind.) Sheriff's deputies are searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed corrections deputy Britney Muex while she was jogging with three colleagues.

Nevada C.O. Dies After Inmate Assault

January 31, 2012
Nevada Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin suffered a heart attack after struggling with an inmate at the High Desert State Prison.

Stabbed Ark. C.O. Was Checking Inmate for Contraband

January 23, 2012
Sgt. Barbara Ester, 47, was investigating a report of an inmate wearing an unauthorized pair of tennis shoes when she was stabbed multiple times at the East Arkansas Unit near Brickeys.

L.A. County Deputy Cooperates With Feds on Jail Probe

January 15, 2012
Federal prosecutors filed their first criminal charge in the ongoing investigation of deputy misconduct in the Los Angeles County jails, saying that an ex-guard has agreed to plead guilty to felony bribery and is cooperating with the FBI.

Police Search for Killer of Mich. Corrections Officer

January 15, 2012
Police are tracking down leads to try and determine who shot and killed a state prison corrections officer in the parking lot of his home in Madison Heights early Saturday, but so far, no arrests have been made.

California's Prison Realignment Plan Off To a Terrible Start

January 10, 2012
State leaders might have seen an ideal budget fix in their new law allowing felons with prison terms of six years or less to be housed in local jails and then supervised by local law enforcement agencies, but the past few days have already given us two examples of just how terribly bad this idea will turn out.

N.Y. Cop Killer Denied Furlough

January 5, 2012
A cop killer's bid for a furlough to attend his grandmother's funeral in New York City has been rejected after New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly strongly objected.

LASD Jail Probe: A View From the Inside

January 3, 2012
While behind bars, I honed my skills with on-the-job training. I learned how to slip out of my handcuffs, cut metal, and smuggle knives, hacksaws, and drugs. Most of all, I learned how to manipulate, intimidate, and confuse deputies who were still learning how to be cops.
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