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The inmate, whose name hasn't been released, attacked seven prison guards in Mont-de-Marsan prison in the southwest department of Landes on Monday afternoon, France Info radio network reported, citing local SNP-FO prison union. At least five guards received various injuries, including broken bones, ...
Florida - The state could soon lower the age requirements for correctional officers in state prisons to deal with high job turnover rate. ... The agency wants the state to reduce the minimum age requirements for a correctional officer to 18 years old from 19, so it can start recruiting high school graduates.
Response to a recent report finding that California's correctional and parole officers face extraordinarily high risks of suicide and other mental health problems has Amy Lerman, the UC Berkeley professor who led the research, feeling cautiously optimistic about the state's ability to address the issue. Reports ...
An Oregon prison guard and his wife, a teacher, have been charged with crimes after prosecutors say they tried to lure a teen girl into a sexual relationship. ... Prosecutors say in court documents that Roy David Farber, a correctional officer at Two Rivers Correctional institution in Oregon, wrote love letters ...
Margaret Perkins and Carolyn Brown on the top row, Christina Fulsom and Sonja Watson on the middle row and Betty Bowes and Anne Delaet on the bottom row at a reception for the women in Tyler honorees at the McClendon House in Tyler, Texas, on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Six notable women in the ...
A state hearings officer has upheld the termination of an Indian Springs prison guard for his conduct in handling an inmate outside the culinary hall of the prison in 2016. Paul Valdez reported he had to physically take the inmate to the floor because the inmate, "turned in an aggressive manner," seemingly ...
More than two dozen maximum-security detainees have been charged with attacking staff at the Cook County Jail in the past month. Between Dec. 12 and Jan. 12, 26 detainees were charged with aggravated battery to staff, according to a statement from the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Anthony Jones, 26 ...
Three guards at a jail in northern France have been injured in a blade attack by a German al-Qaeda militant who plotted the deadly suicide bombing of a Tunisian synagogue in 2002. 51 year-old Christian Ganczarski, serving an 18-year sentence over the 2002 blast in Djerba that killed 21 people, ...
Wisconsin prison guards facing possible charges on allegations of breaking teen's arm and leaving him naked in cell for hours: Patrick Marley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes: "Federal Prosecutors are investigating an incident in which prison guards allegedly stormed into a disruptive 16-year-old ...
According to the release, three correctional officers began showing symptoms of being exposed to a narcotic, the cause of while the Sheriff's Office deduced as "most likely by unknowingly touching the contraband." The three correctional officers are not being identified since the situation is a "pending ...
LANCASTER, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A former Lancaster County correctional officer was arrested on Monday after it was discovered that he had been smuggling contraband into the jail. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Christopher Paul Sweet of Fort Mill has been charged with taking ...
A sign in Irma directs traffic to the state's youth prison. A former inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against state corrections officials alleging staff at the Lincoln Hills school for Boys in Irma treated him "with deliberate indifference" after he was left naked and alone in his cell after his arm was broken, and said ...
Jerry Mercado, 25, is believed to have stowed away under a vehicle to escape the prison grounds. President of the Connecticut State Prison Employees Union, Collin Provost, is pressing for changes they say they've been seeking from top state leaders for years. "We've brought it to the attention of the ...
woman Says She Was Repeatedly raped By Her prison guard And Given Morning Pill While She Served A 3-Year Sentence. "Maria" tearfully ... A woman emotionally testified against a prison guard who she says repeatedly raped her while she served a three years sentence at a federal jail in Brooklyn.
Baltimore (WJZ) -- Two correctional officers were among 18 indicted as part of a year-long investigation into a smuggling ring at the Jessup Correctional Facility in Anne Arundel County. Six inmates and 10 outside facilitators were also arrested as part of this investigation. Those indicted face charges of ...

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - A former correctional officer at the Lancaster County Detention Center was arrested Monday night and charged with bringing contraband into the facility. Christopher Paul Sweet, 33, of Fort Mill was arrested Monday night. A cellphone was found in the common area of a cell on ...
Former prison guard Admits to kidnapping, Killing woman. A former corrections officer pleaded guilty to kidnapping a grandmother from her home, killing the woman and leaving her body on the side of a rural road. Jan. 9, 2018, at 10:57 a.m.. Former prison guard Admits to Kidnapping, Killing Woman ...
RENO COUNTY -- A Kansas inmate who was found guilty on a charge of battery of a law enforcement officer and sentenced to 10 years and two months in prison failed to get any relief from that sentence. The sentence handed down for 30-year-old Douglas Kling by Judge Trish Rose was affirmed by the ...
A correctional officer at the Vanderburgh County Jail has been arrested for battery on an inmate. According to Vanderburgh County Sheriff Wedding, the incident took place around 2 a.m. on Jan. 1. Sheriff Wedding says, third shift officer, 30-year-old Joshua Davis, got into a verbal fight with an inmate ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office correctional officer was arrested Thursday morning after officials say he shared a picture of a confidential arrest docket with a civilian. Dustin Koenig, who started with JSO in July 2015, was arrested on a third-degree felony charge of disclosure/use of ...
Both new lawsuits echo one filed in December that accused a correctional officer at the Huntington Work Release Center of abusing them while they were serving sentences. Two other suits filed in December name two officers at the Charleston Work Release Center and Western Regional Jail, respectively.
A 49-year-old correctional officer at the J.T. Vaughn Correctional Center was sentenced Thursday to 30 months imprisoned to smuggling drugs and cell phones into the ... After the sentencing, Acting U.S. Attorney David Weiss said the case should deter correctional officers from smuggling contraband.
Michigan CITY - On Dec. 29, Indiana State prison correctional officer James Caffey was arrested by Correctional police officers from the Indiana Department of Correction after it was allegedly discovered that Caffey was attempting to traffic a cellphone into the facility. According to a press release from ...
I recently had the opportunity to visit the Lakin Correctional Center in Mason County. As I do with every visit in my district I asked questions, met with staff at all levels, and inspected the facility throughout the day. Out of hundreds of conversations I had while there, every single person said the same thing: ...
DOVER, Del. - The Department of Justice announced Thursday that a former correctional officer at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, 49 year old Paul Hursey, has been sentenced to 30 months incarceration by a U.S. District Court Judge. This comes after Hursey had previously pled guilty to ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The Justice administration is hoping to up the salaries for corrections officers in the state. This news comes after Governor Jim Justice issued a State of Emergency within the past week because of the shortage of correctional officers in prisons and jails across the Mountain ...
The victim told several correctional officers including two lieutenants that eight members of an American Indian prison gang called The Boys including William Mexican had threatened him, the lawsuit says. Mexican was later convicted of assaulting his cellmate. The threats began on Aug. 6, 2014, when ...
Two more women have filed lawsuits saying they were sexually abused by correctional officers while they were in the state's custody. With the ... Gardner was incarcerated at the Western Regional Jail, where Westfall was a correctional officer at the time she allegedly was abused, according to the lawsuit.
Michigan CITY, Ind. (WNDU) - A correctional officer working at the Indiana State prison in Michigan City has been arrested after he was accused of trying to traffic a cell phone. James Caffey was arrested last Friday after he could not clear a metal detector. Officers searched him and say he was carrying a ...
29, Indiana State prison correctional officer James Caffey was arrested by Correctional police officers from the Indiana Department of Correction after it was discovered that Caffey was attempting to traffic a cellphone into the facility. Caffey entered the facility at 6 p.m. and could not clear the metal detector ...
When I wake up on a Monday morning, I begin my emotional spiral. As I get up and let my dog out I know that in less than 16 hours I will be back at it. My 48-hour furlough is over. Back to the salt mines. As I sit on my back porch trying to enjoy my first cup of coffee, my mind gears up for all of the ridiculous arguments I'm sure ...
How to survive day one of the correctional officer training academy ... Are correctional officers trained similarly to police officers? ... realize that if they cannot cope with a little stress put on them by officers who have no intent on touching or hurting them then maybe the job of correctional officer isn't for them.
Mom Drives to school Intoxicated: Officers responded March 27 to Butler Elementary School in New Britain Township, Pa. for the report of a parent who appeared to be impaired in a silver Ford Focus. Officers arrived and found the vehicle parked in the fire lane and occupied by Jessica Grube, 38, of New ...
A correctional officer from the Western Regional Jail whose last name is Westfall is named as a defendant in the lawsuit filed by Tabatha Gardner. Brenda Williams-Bradley sued an employee of the Charleston Work Release Center whose last name is Deems. In addition to the officers, the West Virginia ...
New York state prison guards often escape punishment for acts of brutality because district attorneys in communities where prisons provide jobs, and are thus essential to the communities' economic health, are hesitant to charge them. Another factor is that the union contract with the state shields prison ...
SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate convicted of murder attacked a correctional officer at an Alabama prison. The Alabama Department of Corrections said in a news release that 27-year-old Daryl Rowell attacked the officer who was escorting him to a housing area inside St. Clair ...
SILVER CREEK, NY -- A correctional officer at the Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility is charged with 3rd Degree rape and multiple counts of Official Misconduct. According to New York state police, 41-year-old James Beam Jr. of Silver Creek was arrested following an investigation into an ...
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that three lawsuits filed Tuesday say male correctional officers sexually harassed, sought sexual favors from and engaged in sexual abuse of the women while they were serving sentences at the Huntington Work Release Center, Charleston Work Release Center and ...
A former Lancaster County prison correctional officer is charged with assault after striking an inmate earlier this month, according to the Lancaster County district ... The inmate, who was not identified by officials, was handcuffed and being attended to by three other correctional officers in an elevator when ...
Officials with the correctional facility said that at around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27th an officer was escorting Daryl Rowell, 27, to a housing area inside the prison when Rowell attacked the officer with a makeshift weapon. The correctional officer was cut in the assault and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at ...
Convicted killer accused of attacking correctional officer at St. Clair prison. Share ... According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, 27-year-old convicted killer Daryl Rowell assaulted a correctional officer while being escorted to a housing area inside the prison in Springville. Officials say the officer ...
SILVER CREEK, NY -- A correctional officer at the Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility is charged with 3rd Degree rape and multiple counts of Official Misconduct. According to New York state police, 41-year-old James Beam Jr. of Silver Creek was arrested following an investigation into an ...
A former Lancaster County prison correctional officer is charged with assault after striking an inmate earlier this month, according to the Lancaster County district ... The inmate, who was not identified by officials, was handcuffed and being attended to by three other correctional officers in an elevator when ...
A correctional officer from the Western Regional Jail whose last name is Westfall is named as a defendant in the lawsuit filed by Tabatha Gardner. Brenda Williams-Bradley sued an employee of the Charleston Work Release Center whose last name is Deems. In addition to the officers, the West Virginia ...
Kevin Engler, R-Farmington, tells Missourinet affiliate KREI in Farmington that increasing correctional officer pay would help to relieve overtime. "They're not competitively paid in their markets and therefore we are always shorthanded. When we're shorthanded, we have to have people work overtime and ...
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that three lawsuits filed Tuesday say male correctional officers sexually harassed, sought sexual favors from and engaged in sexual abuse of the women while they were serving sentences at the Huntington Work Release Center, Charleston Work Release Center and ...
Missouri struggling with prison guard shortage. Houston Herald • news@houstonherald.com; Dec 20, 2017; 0 · facebook · twitter · email. prison guards. Missouri's prison system could have at least eight fewer workers beginning in July at a time when the inmate population is expected to rise by more than 400. Submitted ...
2, a correctional officer at the Eastern Regional Jail was assigned to the intake section at the jail where she was asked to escort Shanholtz to the bathroom for personal hygiene, court records said. The officer advised that Shanholtz kept talking about moving behind the officer and maneuvered behind the ...


 

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