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Tulsa Officer Gave 'Take Out' Order for Inmate

August 11, 2011
Sgt. Carla Housely said she wrote out a statement by inmate Durrell Collins, who claimed that Tulsa Police Officer Bill Yelton asked him to beat up another inmate in the Tulsa Jail,

Inmate Stabs Ore. Deputy with Pencil

August 8, 2011
Two Washington County (Ore.) jail inmates will face additional charges for attacking a corrections deputy, stabbing him three times in the face with a pencil.

America's Cage War Against Radical Islam

July 19, 2011
Our Judeo-Christian culture has been challenged in the arena of global conflict. We're locked in the "ultimate fighting cage" of war, a place we've been before. We're in a fight against extremist terrorism, and this isn't the first round.

Gangsters in Blue: Corrections

June 9, 2011
When inmates and gang members see cops acting like convicts, they tend to react to them like they do other convicts and gangsters. What little respect that might remain is lost. What little restraint that might have been practiced is loosed. The exercise of lawful authority becomes personal, vindictive and cause for retribution.

Understanding Inmate Codes of Conduct

April 25, 2011
I've always marveled at this irony. Young men who rebel against authority and parental control, who commonly hate school, hate memorizing verses and symbols, hate reading history, hate learning new languages, and hate participating in physical education, enjoy doing all these things for their prison gang leaders.

Inmate Rolled Joint with Bible Page

March 17, 2011
David Allen Henson, 24, admitted to the act, after jailers found the marijuana roach made from the Bible page in his cell.

Prison Guards Main Source of Smuggled Cellphones

February 9, 2011
Union officials say they don't necessarily oppose searches; they also cite a work requirement that corrections officers must be paid for "walk time" — the minutes it takes them to get from the front gate to their posts behind prison walls.

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.

The Dangers of Judicial Arrogance

September 15, 2010
Maybe judges should be made to spend some time with prison staff inside the walls to educate themselves in a practical way on the true realities of life in the prison system and the dire consequences of their rulings.

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.

Ask the Right Questions the Right Way

August 3, 2010
The Mexican Mafia informant was making me nervous. He was in top physical condition and we were unarmed and in a very isolated part of the Men's Central Jail. Fifty-some year olds, like Frank and I, would have had our hands full fighting with this witness had he decided to fight.

Inmate Stabs Correctional Officer at California Prison

February 3, 2010
Corcoran State Prison locked down their facility after a female correctional officer was stabbed on Tuesday with a "manufactured weapon," KMPH reports.

Inmate Admits Mailing Bomb Threat to Federal Agency

September 3, 2009
Inmate Glen Sharkany, 40, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport, Conn., to one count of conveying false information through the postal system,U.S. Attorney Nora R. Dannehy announced.

Dormitory Burns in Prison Riot

August 10, 2009
A dormitory burned down and 55 inmates were taken to hospitals after a riot touched off by fighting among Latino and African American prisoners shut down a 1,300-man unit of a Southern California prison, the Los Angeles Times reports.

California Senate Considers Bill to Outlaw Prison Cell Phones

April 30, 2009
In an attempt to curb the problem, the California Senate is expected to pass a law next week that will make it a crime for the nearly 172,000 state prison inmates to possess cell phones or for people to smuggle them into prisons.

Texas Prison Officials Plan Cell Phone Jamming Test

November 26, 2008
Buoyed by the successful test of cell-phone jamming technology Friday in a South Carolina prison, Texas officials confirmed Tuesday that they are working on a similar demonstration in the Lone Star State.

Gangs and God

September 24, 2008
Why aren't these clergy using their energy and faith to advocate on behalf of the millions of people injured by gang drug dealing, and gang-related car theft, burglary, robbery, rape and assault?

Illinois Sheriff Goes to Jail, Voluntarily

August 22, 2008
Lake County, Ill., Sheriff Mark Curran said his goal is to talk to inmates so he can see the jail from their perspective. That way he can try to solve potential problems, such as safety issues, and better understand the inmate experience, he said.

Tychem QC for Corrections

December 1, 2007
Specifically designed for the corrections market and cell extraction, Dupont’s Tychem QC garment delivers protection against the biohazards and viral contaminants potentially faced when working with prisoners.

Florida Jailers Find Gun in Inmate’s Shoe During Booking

September 19, 2007
Mejia was being booked on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated battery with a firearm. An additional charge of bringing contraband into a jail was filed against him for possession of the .22 in his shoe.
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