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Sister of Lakewood Four Killer Leaves Prison Early

July 17, 2012
The sister of the man who killed four Lakewood (Wash.) Police officers and who helped her brother elude capture was released from prison early on Monday. LaTanya Clemmons served more than two years of a five-year sentence relating to the November 2009 manhunt.

Conn. Inmate Wanted Death by Oyster

July 3, 2012
A Connecticut man now on death row for killing three people during a violent 2007 home invasion told the Hartford Courant he concocted a story that he was a serial killer as a suicide ploy.

Former Calif. Deputy Who Smuggled Heroin Burrito Sentenced

June 28, 2012
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was believed to be trying to smuggle heroin, stuffed inside a burrito, into a courthouse jail was sentenced Monday to two years in jail.

Strip Searching Misdemeanor Arrestees

June 1, 2012

After issuing a series of decisions over the years that have been mostly deferential to custodial officials in managing their secure facilities, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a new ruling on the constitutionality of visual strip searches of minor-offense arrestees.

Jail Riots: Prevention and Response

May 22, 2012

In the case of jail riots, planning and prevention are worth a pound of cure. A proactive approach to disturbances and prevention keeps small incidents small and resolves them quickly.

Miss. Prison Guard Killed In Riot, 8 Hurt

May 21, 2012
A prison guard was killed Sunday during a riot that also injured five other correctional officers and hurt three inmates at a privately run facility in Mississippi that holds illegal immigrants.

L.A. Sheriff's Investigates Deputy Tattoo Clique

May 17, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department suspended seven of its deputies believed to be involved with a jail clique called the "Jump Out Boys" that celebrate aggressive policing.

Indiana Agencies Choose Spillman For Records and Jail Management

May 16, 2012
Two Indiana public safety agencies will use a shared Spillman software system to help them improve efficiency and exchange critical data between agency divisions.

Former L.A. County Deputies Describe Jail Misconduct

May 15, 2012
Two retired Los Angeles County sheriff's supervisors Monday painted a violent picture of life inside Men's Central Jail, recounting for a county jails commission tales of deputies beating prisoners, ignoring bosses, forming cliques and engaging in off-duty misconduct.

Sensitive Needs Yards (SNY) Gangs

May 15, 2012
Dropouts, jail informants, child molesters, and other "softies" segregated in the Sensitive Needs Yards (SNY) of California prisons are forming gang sets of their own. Unencumbered by the big four prison gangs that control the main yards, they use their criminal skills and the power of intimidation of their new dropout gang.

Inmate Gets 41% Against Obama In W.Va. Primary

May 9, 2012
Keith Judd, listed on the ballot as Inmate No. 11593-051, received 69,766 votes, a surprising 41% of the total.

Ohio Deputy Fired for Making Inmates Dance

May 4, 2012
An Ohio sheriff's deputy has been fired for making inmates dance if they wanted to use the jail microwave. Summit County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Dominic Martucci, 35, was fired for violating departmental policies.

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.
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