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Indiana Suspends Parole Officer Who Monitored Indy Cop's Alleged Killer

January 26, 2011
Investigators are still attempting to link Hardy to Moore's shooting and have been given until Friday by a judge to charge him with the crime.

California Governor To Shift State Offenders To County Jails

January 11, 2011
Gov. Brown plans to house only the most serious and violent adult felony offenders in state prisons, while shifting low-level adult offenders, all youth offenders and parolees to county systems.

Feds Consider Allowing Cell Phone Jamming In Prisons

January 4, 2011
Even though the number of cellphones confiscated in prisons has jumped since 2007, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has resisted allowing correctional facilities to use wireless jamming technology to block cellphone signals.

Arizona Corrections Deputy Who Pepper Sprayed Detainee Investigated

December 22, 2010
A Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputy working as a detention officer is now under investigation for using a "short burst of pepper spray" on an ICE detainee after he defecated on the floor of a holding area and did not respond to officers' commands Dec. 11.

Atlanta Police Arrest 246 In Massive Sweep

December 17, 2010
The sweep was coordinated with authorities from the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole to quickly arrest people who had violated their probation or parole.

Guard Attacked By Inmate In October Succumbs to Injuries

November 15, 2010
Gary M. Chapin, 49, died today at the Wesbury United Methodist Community in Meadville. He had been severely beaten by an inmate at the Crawford County Correctional Facility in Saegertown on Oct. 13.

Report: California Recidivism Among Highest In Nation

November 8, 2010
More than two-thirds of California's convicts return to crime within three years, according to a new state report that puts the state among the highest in the country for parolees returning to correctional facilities.

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?"
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