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    • 10 fitness and health apps for corrections officers September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff Staying in shape is the easiest thing you can do to keep yourself safe as a corrections officer. But where can you find time to work out when you’re working a 12-hour shift? These ten phone apps, varied between iOS and Android, are just for that. Whether it’s a handful of minutes or a break on your weekend, make the most of your free time and get
    • CO, wife killed in motorcycle accident September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff DELAWARE COUNTY, Ohio — A corrections officer and his wife were killed when they were struck by a passenger vehicle while riding on a motorcycle. NBC News reports that CO John Schade, of the Marion Correctional Facility in Marion, and his wife Lisa were struck by Lyman Leathers, 85, when he lost control of his Toyota Prius and cross the median. T
    • Md. man gets 4 more years for punching corrections officer September 19, 2014
      Associated Press HAGERSTOWN, Md. — If Aaron Green hadn't punched a corrections officer at the prison where he was serving time, he'd be getting released in April. Instead, he'll spend four more years behind bars. A Washington County jury found the 25-year-old Baltimore man guilty of assault Thursday in the October 2013 incident. Green never de
    • New details in Kan. CO's stabbing September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Kansas Organization of State Employees released new details about the stabbing of a corrections officer at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility. KWCH reports that the inmate had recently been transferred from Minnesota to the Kansas facility, following an interstate agreement. He was originally housed at the Lansing Correct
    • Jury finds convict guilty of stalking probation officer September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Pa. — A convict found guilty of stalking his probation officer by sending her threatening emails will be spending more time behind bars. The Morning Call reports that Clinton D. Oxford was found guilty of stalking, terroristic threats and harassment. He was immediately sentenced to five and a half to fifteen years behind bars;
    • Iowa jail nearing $1M in jail upgrades September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa — Bids will soon be open for an estimated $1 million project to update the Johnson County Jail’s control room. The Press-Citizen reports that the control room monitors the entire building. The upgrade will also include new cameras and sound alarms, as well as moderninzing some of the jail’s doors and locking systems. While th
    • Study: Average prisoner only gets two visits September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff MIAMI, Fla. — A new study is shedding light on inmate visitation and its effects on rehabilitation. The Smithsonian reports that Florida inmates, on average, receive only two visits from friends or family during the entire length of their stay, according to the study published in Crime and Delinquency journal. Those who are older, black or have b
    • Man shoots up Ga. probation officer's car September 19, 2014
      By C1 Staff HART COUNTY, Ga. — A man was arrested after deputies caught him shooting at a probation officer’s car with a shotgun. WYFF reports that when officers arrived from the Hart County Sheriff’s Department, Mark Alan Brown turned the shotgun on their vehicles, opening fire. Deputies fired back. Brown was eventually taken into custody without injury. He
    • Fla. DOC launches inmate death database September 19, 2014
      By Dave Elias NBC News MIAMI — The Florida Department of Corrections transparency database shows 30 inmate deaths have been investigated from the Charlotte Correctional Institution during the past 14 years. Four of those deaths remain under investigation. The D.O.C. released data after mounting accusations of violence reported inside Florida's prisons.
    • Judge tells jury N.C. inmates 'run the jail' September 19, 2014
      Judge Donald Stephens made comments in assault trial after evidence of an assault between two inmates

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