FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?



Search Result: Corrections

Displaying 81  -  100  of  234

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.

Ariz. Officers Turn In Federal Immigration Badges

December 22, 2011
Ninety-two Maricopa County jail officers turned in their ICE badges on Wednesday afternoon in front of Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a news conference.

Corrections: Stopping Gang Infiltration

December 22, 2011
The Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department began seeing an increasing gang presence inside their jail. As a result, officers with the gang unit went on a mission to identify gang members within the county's Department of Corrections.

Retired Commander Warned L.A. Sheriff About Problem Deputies

December 1, 2011
A retired commander in Los Angeles County's jail system told the Los Angeles Times that he warned Sheriff Lee Baca and other senior officials last year about deputies using excessive force against inmates, but was ignored.

'Good Samaritan' Corrections Officer Slain

November 29, 2011
An Oregon correctional officer was killed late Monday, when he stopped to help a stranded motorist near Pendleton in the eastern section of the state.

L.A. County Jails May Be Out of Room Next Month

November 15, 2011
Authorities expect Los Angeles County jails to be filled up next month, as a result of a new state law requiring the shift of 33,000 state inmates to local jurisdictions.

L.A. Sheriff Punished Deputies With Jail Duty

November 14, 2011
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been assigning deputies who have been disciplined for assorted misconduct to work in county jail as part of their sanctioned punishment.
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine