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Retired Corrections Officers Can Now Patrol NJ Schools

A new state law in New Jersey will let almost all retired law enforcement under age 65 become armed school police officers, including former correctional officers who spent their careers guarding prisons.

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Woman Used T-Shirt Gun to Launch Contraband into Prison

Guards saw Kerri Jo Hickman shoot a package filled with cellphones, ear buds, meth, marijuana and digital scales March 10 into North Fork Correctional Unit from her car before driving away.

Nebraska Correctional Officer Accused of Embezzling $173,000 from Police Union

A correctional officer stands accused of taking more than $170,000 from the coffers of the Douglas County Corrections Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 over a three year period.

Inmates in Work Detail Came to Aid of Collapsed North Carolina Deputy

Chief Deputy Larry Guyton of the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office said "it means a lot to law enforcement" that the inmates stayed at Smith's side and rushed to get him help. They even flagged down a passing motorist and asked him to call 911 for help.

New Federal Prison Reform Based on Texas Program

The Texas program reportedly saved billions of dollars and reduced the crime rate at the same time by focusing on rehabilitation.

L.A. County Sheriff to Discontinue Discipline Guidelines Adopted After Scandal

Newly elected Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has decided to drop discipline guidelines adopted in 2013 to stop jailhouse beatings by deputies and in 2016 to deter lying.

Infamous Mob Boss "Whitey" Bulger Killed at West Virginia Prison

Infamous Boston mob boss and federal informant James "Whitey" Bulger has been killed in prison. According to reports, Bulger was beaten to death by "multiple inmates" who may have connections to organized crime.

Video: 24 Guards, Inmates Treated for Opioid Exposure in Ohio Prison

As officers and medical responders arrived, a total of 28 individuals were treated through the administration of naloxone.

Guard1 Inmate Tracking Tag Adds Wristband Removal Detection

Guard1 tags use TimeKeeping Systems' proprietary RF technology to provide real time location and zone based tracking in correctional and behavioral healthcare facilities.

Florida Correctional Officer Struck and Killed by Vehicle

Correctional Officer Tawanna Marin was supervising an inmate work crew in Coconut Creek (FL) on Monday when she was struck and killed by a vehicle.