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DOJ Provides More than $17 Million to LE Technology Centers

October 28, 2010
The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced that more than $17 million in Fiscal Year 2010 funding was awarded to seven Department of Justice Technology Centers of Excellence (COE). The Centers of Excellence serve as the nation's authoritative resource for law enforcement and corrections officers and practitioners.

Nearly 90 LAPD Officers to be Reassigned from Street Patrol to Jail Duty

October 28, 2010
Nearly 90 Los Angeles police officers will be pulled off the streets and put to work running a new jail facility that has been unused for more than a year because of staffing shortages, according to a recent decision by LAPD officials.

Minnesota's Inmate Release Program Failure Rate: 40%

October 28, 2010
About 40 percent of Minnesota convicts who are let go from prison on supervised release either run from authorities or commit new crimes, a Star Tribune analysis of state corrections data shows.

New York CO Wins $54 Million Lottery Prize

September 24, 2010
The 34-year-old single mom from East New York, Brooklyn, who has endured a lifetime of hardship and poverty, told The Post she's the mystery winner of last Friday's Mega Millions drawing.

San Francisco Lockup Installs Condom Dispensers

September 8, 2010
Though sex among the inmates is illegal, the sheriff's department installed the machines as a health-safety measure.

How to Solve Gang Homicides When Nobody's Talking

September 8, 2010
Community members often withhold information, fearing retaliation because of a lack of trust in the police. Even though they know their lack of cooperation will give way to more crimes and a deteriorating quality of life in their neighborhoods, many are people still reluctant to become witnesses or provide useful information.

Alert Park Ranger Triggers Arrest of Arizona Prison Fugitive

August 20, 2010
Shortly after 7 p.m., the arrest team approached the campsite and encountered McCluskey and Welch. At that time, Welch drew a weapon but was subdued before it could be used.

U.S. Marshals Hunt Ariz. Escapee in Arkansas

August 11, 2010
An escaped Arizona inmate and his alleged accomplice are suspects in a hair-salon robbery Wednesday morning in Arkansas, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

S.C. Deputy Strikes Inmate 25 Times in Video

August 10, 2010
The S.C. State Law Enforcement Division and the FBI are investigating the beating of an inmate at the Kershaw County Detention Center, which resulted in the firing of one sheriff's deputy.

U.S. Marshals Capture Arizona Escapee in Wyoming

August 9, 2010
During a news conference, investigators said Tracy Province had been arrested by U.S. Marshals and the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Department.

Escaped Arizona Convicts Believed to be in Yellowstone Park

August 9, 2010
John McCluskey, 45, of Mesa, who was serving time for the attempted murder of a police officer, and his fiancee, Casslyn Welch, 44, have parted ways with convicted murderer Tracy Province, 42, Henman said. Province stabbed a Tucson laundry owner 51 times in 1993.

Former Oklahoma Deputy Assaulted Three, Including Two Inmates With Ax Handle

August 6, 2010
In the first incident, which took place on 2005, Milner physically abused a truck driver following a traffic stop. In a second incident in 2007, Milner assaulted two inmates at the Choctaw County Jail with a large axe handle.

Arizona Inmates' Escape Raises Many Questions

August 3, 2010
"My first thought was, 'Are you kidding?' " Bryan said, recalling when he heard Province's name on the weekend news. "He's a twisted guy. Why weren't they in a maximum-security facility?"

Two Fugitives Still At Large After Arizona Prison Break

August 2, 2010
An Arizona Department of Corrections official blamed the "lax" staff of the private Utah company running the facility for the escape.

Combined Systems Acquires Thompson Handcuffs Corporation

August 2, 2010
Combined Systems Inc. (CSI) has acquired Thompson Handcuffs Corp. The acquisition will expand CSI's product and training solutions in its domestic and international sales channels.

Corrections Officers Give You the Edge

July 8, 2010
If you are a law enforcement administrator, consider multiplying your gang intelligence resources with a gang liaison officer or gang unit in the jail. If you are a gang officer working on the street, consider cultivating an in-custody officer to assist you in the jail.

Arkansas Deputy Could Lose Job Over Playboy Photos

June 23, 2010
Lunderby, a deputy with the Washington County Sheriff's Office, violated the agency's code of conduct, according to Sheriff Tim Helder, because her actions are "bringing down the reputation of the law enforcement division in the eyes of the public."

Georgia Sheriff Blames 'Lazy' Officers for Improper Release of Inmates

June 17, 2010
The Clayton County sheriff is blaming the laziness of 30 corrections officers for the wrongful release of four inmates from the county jail, according to CBS Atlanta. It is possible that other inmates have been released improperly.

Virginia Deputy Had Sex With Inmate, Brought Her Items In Prison

May 25, 2010
Newport News Sheriff's deputy Vincent Townes, 41, has been arrested for having sex with an inmate, and is also charged with sneaking items into the jail for inmates.

Incarceration Growth Slows As Crime Falls In 2009

May 24, 2010
Reported violent crime fell 5.5 percent and property crime fell 4.9 percent in 2009, according to an analysis released by the Justice Policy Institute (JPI), a group whose mission is to reduce incarceration.
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