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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.

L.A. Sheriff's Staff Raised Red Flags About Jail Brutality 2 Years Ago

October 31, 2011
Despite his claims to the contrary, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's command staff raised alarms about excessive force used on inmates in the nation's largest jail system about two years ago.

LASD Jail Probe: Chickens Come Home to Roost

October 31, 2011
It is quite possible that Baca did try to keep abreast of things, only to find his efforts undermined by another all-too-human factor-the fear of alienating one's self from the marginal affections of el jefe. Face it, nobody wants to get caught playing Mr. Blackwell—the fashion critic-to the emperor with no clothes.

California's 'Realignment' Toward Higher Crime

October 21, 2011
To soften the blow to local law enforcement and communities, California politicians are calling one of the largest criminal-justice shifts in state history a "realignment." Sadly, it appears the state's politicians are realigning California toward higher crime, potentially reversing years of declining violent crime.

N.Y. Cop Killer Charged with Possessing 'Escape Paraphernalia'

October 20, 2011
Ralph "Bucky" Phillips, who shot one New York State Police trooper to death and wounded two others five years ago during the largest manhunt in state history, has been accused of stuffing a sweat shirt with other clothes, to make it look like a dummy.

L.A. Jail Visitor Claims He Was Roughed Up

October 20, 2011
The FBI probe into the Los Angeles County jails has expanded to include allegations of a man who says he was beaten and pepper sprayed by deputies while handcuffed during a visit to see his incarcerated brother.

L.A. County Sheriff Hammers Command Staff In Newspaper Interview

October 17, 2011
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he was unaware of jail abuse and blamed his command staff for failing to keep him in the loop, in his most candid remarks about allegations that deputies used excessive force on prisoners.

U.S. Supreme Court Considers Legality of Strip Searches

October 13, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday began considering whether a suspect can be strip searched and closely examined before entering jail.

ACLU Calls for L.A. County Sheriff Baca's Resignation

October 10, 2011
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is reopening several investigations into allegations of deputy brutality in county lockups, and making changes in how deputies interact with inmates, he announced at a Sunday press conference.

Iowa Agency Buys Evidence.com and TASER AXON Digital Video Systems for Jail

September 27, 2011
TASER International Inc. has received an order for its TASER AXON on-officer camera and Evidence.com service from the Polk County (Iowa) Sheriff's Office.

Parole Board Denies Clemency for Ga. Cop Killer

September 20, 2011
On Tuesday, Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency for Troy Davis, convicted of shooting an officer in the chest and face. The move paves the way for his death by lethal injection on Wednesday.

St. Louis Police Recapture Jail Escapee Who Made Own Nunchucks

September 19, 2011
Pollard had escaped Friday after fighting off more than a dozen correctional officers with nunchucks.

Ga. Probation Officer Dies In Training Accident

September 1, 2011
A loaded weapon was accidentally discharged and Officer Tiffany Bishop, 24, was fatally wounded at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.

Video: 2 Wash. Cops Demoted for Web Cartoons Mocking Jail

August 16, 2011
A deputy police chief and a police sergeant with the Renton (Wash.) Police Department have been demoted for a Web cartoon lampooning the staff and procedures of a new regional jail in South King County.

Wash. Police Web Cartoon

August 16, 2011

Two officers with the Renton (Wash.) Police Department were suspended for this video depicting a mustachioed officer talking to a jail employee clown using robot voices. The video mocked staff and procedures of a new jail in South King County.

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