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Video: Inmate Attack Sends Three Arizona Officers to the Hospital

April 9, 2015
An 18-year-old psych inmate attacked four officers at the Lower Buckeye Jail, sending three officers to the hospital and knocking one unconscious, according to the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office.

Inmate Attack Sends Three Arizona Officers to the Hospital

April 9, 2015
An 18-year-old psych inmate attacked four officers at the Lower Buckeye Jail, sending three officers to the hospital and knocking one unconscious, according to the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office. More Here.

Investigators Search for Cause of Deadly Texas Prison Bus Crash

January 15, 2015
Eight prisoners and two long-time veteran prison department officers, including the driver, were killed, the agency said in a statement. Another corrections officer and four other inmates were hospitalized.

Navajo Police Officer Dies in Crash While Transporting Prisoner

December 1, 2014
A Navajo Nation police officer died in a car crash Sunday while taking an arrested man to jail in Dilkon, Ariz.

Crash Kills Canadian Corrections Officer Transporting Inmates

November 7, 2014
RCMP say Commodore died when she was thrown from a Manitoba Corrections van she was a passenger in at around 9:45 a.m. Thursday. The van crashed into a ditch and rolled before coming to a complete stop.

Peerless Releases 700L Special Edition Handcuff to Commemorate Centennial Anniversary

August 1, 2014
Peerless Handcuff Company has released a 100th Anniversary Model 700L Chain Link Handcuff. The Model 700L comes with a high-polish nickel-plated finish, special 100th Anniversary markings, unique serial numbers, and retro packaging. The Model 700L is a limited edition model with only 1,000 units being produced.

Cell Phone Detector

July 30, 2014
Cellsense is a portable full body scanner that can be used in correctional facilities to detect all cell phones, whether turned on or off, as well as other contraband—even when concealed in the body.

Remember National Correctional Officers' and Employees Week

May 5, 2014
Each year, the first full week in May is recognized as National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, commemorating the contributions of correctional officers and personnel who work in jails, prisons, and community corrections.

Video: Florida Jail Gas Explosion Kills 2, Scores Injured

May 1, 2014
A gas explosion at the Escambia County jail in Pensacola, Fla., killed two inmates and sent a total of 184 people to local hospitals for treatment Wednesday night.

Jail Gas Explosion Kills 2, Scores Injured

May 1, 2014
Wednesday night's gas explosion at the Escambia County jail in Pensacola, Fla., killed two inmates and sent a total of 184 people to local hospitals for treatment. Read Full Story Here.

Video: Nebraska CO Dies After Strangling by Juvenile Inmate

February 18, 2014
The Nebraska panhandle community is reeling after 24-year-old corrections officer Amanda Baker was strangled Friday morning.

Nebraska CO Dies After Strangling by Juvenile Inmate

February 18, 2014
The Nebraska panhandle community is reeling after 24-year-old corrections officer Amanda Baker was strangled Friday morning. Read Full Story Here.

Controversial Execution in Ohio Uses New Drug Combination

January 16, 2014
Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire appeared to gasp and convulse for roughly 10 minutes before he finally died Thursday during his execution by lethal injection using a new combination of drugs.

Killer of Florida Corrections Officer Scheduled for Execution

January 6, 2014
Gov. Rick Scott signed the death warrant after the Florida Supreme Court in December rejected Muhammad's challenge to chemicals used in the state's execution procedure.

Texas Inmate Executed for Causing Death of CO During Escape

December 5, 2013
Jerry Martin, 43, apologized to the family of Susan Canfield, who suffered a fatal head injury when Martin and another inmate escaped from a work detail at the Wynne Unit on Sept. 24, 2007.

Calif. Deputy Killed in Crash with Big Rig

November 1, 2013
Dep. Robert Jackson of the Butte County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office was killed when he pulled his cruiser onto Highway 99 and a big-rig could not stop in time.

Okla. Inmates Create Computer Program to Save Corrections Dept. Money

October 31, 2013
Three computer savvy inmates serving time at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center in Lexington, Okla., have created a data collection program that may save the state millions of dollars, say three state representatives.

Police-Killer Gang Threatened Conn. C.O.

August 27, 2013
Police arrested four people who threatened and attempted to rob a corrections officer from Hartford at a gas station early Monday, police said.

LAPD Resources Drained by Prisoner Realignment

August 22, 2013
When Los Angeles residents need a police officer, they expect and deserve an immediate response. But it is getting harder to deliver on that expectation because LAPD officers are being pulled away from what they were hired to do in order to keep tabs on thousands of felons living in the city after their early release from prison.

Wis. C.O. Lawsuit Seeks Pay for Pre-Duty Work

August 8, 2013
A group of 10 state prison guards has filed a lawsuit alleging the state owes them millions in back pay because of a 2012 work rule that defines when they are considered on duty.
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