Correctional officers from Jamaica's Department of Correctional Services joined their colleagues from other countries in a mock, prison riot training course that was held in West Virginia, USA, from April 30 to May 3.Five officers were engaged in...
Local cops, corrections officers learn strategies to deal with mentally ill
Officers from five counties learned a variety of techniques over the past week.
This is why federal corrections officers, unpaid during shutdown, worry for their safety
“It may come down to somebody actually being harmed — or worse, killed,” one federal corrections officer said.
Corrections officer needed 20 staples in head after stabbing in Bronx: cops
A city corrections officer had to get 20 staples after being stabbed in the Bronx amid a hail of projectiles, according to police and sources. The 25-year-old was stabbed in the back and head by an…
Drone, drugs, 10-inmate fight lock down Auburn Correctional Facility
Correction officers used gas and pepper spray to break up the brawl.
Corrections officer among 10 charged in heroin ring from Maryland to Northern NY
The group transported heroin from Annapolis, Maryland, and Schenectady and sold it in Plattsburgh.
How I became friends with the police officer who locked me up
Our first interaction was when she crouched behind the door of her cruiser, gun leveled at me. She arrested me for shoplifting and having a loaded .357 pistol and meth.
Officers called it the ‘boom-boom room.’ Inmates found out why.
Charlotte Observer’s ‘Wrong Side of the Bars,’ a North Carolina prison corruption investigation, looks at inmate abuse by correctional officers.
20 inmates pen condolence letter for slain officer in Georgia
Twenty inmates signed a letter offering their condolences after a Gwinnett County police officer was killed in the line of duty last month.
Prosecutor explains cause of Ecorse inmate’s death, why officers will not face charges
Although Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said it is a little disturbing that Ecorse police didn’t check on an inmate who died in their custody for more than 15 hours,
Trenton officer in critical condition after being shot by inmate during transport
A small town police officer is in critical condition after an inmate shot her with her own gun.
Records: Inmate filed sexual misconduct complaint against officer before fatal attack
Daniel Davitt wrote about a December 2018 incident where he said Officer Gene Lee stared at his genitals as he used the restroom.
Folsom Prison Inmate Shot By Corrections Officer
A Folsom Prison inmate was shot and killed by corrections officer Wednesday following a stabbing.
9 documentation tips for correctional officers
Whether reporting an inmate medical event, use of force in corrections, or an effort to accommodate an inmate, proper documentation is key
Look before you lock
Another Inmate housed in King County Correctional Facility Infirmary passes away
An inmate who had been housed in the jail infirmary passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 a 49-year-old male inmate who had been housed in the jail infirmary for health reasons passed away early Friday. He had been booked at the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle on a community placement order from the Department of …
Clarendon police seize more than 20 cell phones in lock-ups since January
Commanding Officer in charge of the Clarendon Police, Superintendent Vendolyn Cameron- Powell, says the Division continues to grapple with the problem of inmates in lock-ups...
At least 20 Ross Correctional Institution correction officers, inmates experiencing possible...
At least 20 correctional employees have been exposed to a substance and are experiencing overdose symptoms.
Why is boardwalk gate locked?
Mary Jane of Grand Haven asked, “Why does the Grand Haven State Park close the boardwalk by the parking lot entrance with a chain fence and lock?"
Should airlines lock seats upright?
When Delta Air Lines said last month that it was going to reduce the recline of the seats by two inches on its new A320 jets, it made me wonder if the carrier should just go ahead and lock 'em up all together. It would sure help reduce the seat-to-seat scuffles that frequently erupt on planes these days when passengers try to recline.