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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Faith-based prison program saved by donors, director saysdonors came forward because of an article in Sunday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Faith-based prison program saved by donors, director says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 48 minutes ago
donors came forward because of an article in Sunday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette about the plan to end the program at the Department of Correction. He added that the pledges amounted to "several hundred thousand dollars," which would allow the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington murder suspect curses at judge, denies involvementarmed robbery and possession of a controlled substance. Jackson also is charged
Wilmington murder suspect curses at judge, denies involvement
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 hours ago
armed robbery and possession of a controlled substance. Jackson also is charged with probation violation. According to NC Department of Correction records, Jackson served a year in prison for a 2015 common law robbery before she was released into... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington sisters appear in court on murder charges in Friday killingarmed robbery and possession of a controlled substance. Jackson also is charged
Wilmington sisters appear in court on murder charges in Friday killing
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
armed robbery and possession of a controlled substance. Jackson also is charged with probation violation. According to NC Department of Correction records, Jackson served a year in prison for a 2015 common law robbery before she was released into... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox jailer faces charges of buying steroids from inmateAug. 30 and was booked into the same jail where he used to work on a $5,000 bon
Knox jailer faces charges of buying steroids from inmate
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Aug. 30 and was booked into the same jail where he used to work on a $5,000 bond. Murray was transferred to the Tennessee Department of Correction to serve a sentence on a prior conviction, Earhart said. He faces charges of selling and delivering... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Suit seeks to challenge Idaho's sex offender registry lawson behalf of the 104 unnamed offenders. Nearly 40 defendants are named, includi
Suit seeks to challenge Idaho's sex offender registry laws
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
on behalf of the 104 unnamed offenders. Nearly 40 defendants are named, including Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, Idaho Department of Correction Director Kevin Kempf and 21 sheriffs in counties where some of the plaintiffs reside. Wasden... Read more
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New York Post
Artist fools tourists with monument to giant-octopus attack on Staten Island FerryIsland Ferry boat for more than 30 years, starting in 1951, and it met its doom
Artist fools tourists with monument to giant-octopus attack on Staten Island Ferry
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Island Ferry boat for more than 30 years, starting in 1951, and it met its doom not in a sea monster’s maw, but at the city Department of Correction. The agency turned the vessel into a floating Rikers Island inmate dorm in 1987, then sold it off... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Coffers dry, prison program folding upfinal class of inmates enrolled in Pathways to Freedom graduated from the progr
Coffers dry, prison program folding up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
final class of inmates enrolled in Pathways to Freedom graduated from the program Monday. About 140 inmates at the Department of Correction's Hawkins Unit in Wrightsville -- where the program has been operated by two different groups since... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open billiard parlorwas tired of having to go out of town for a decent pool hall. So he spoke to a
Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open billiard parlor
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
was tired of having to go out of town for a decent pool hall. So he spoke to a group of his friends and colleagues at the Department of Correction and they decided to open a billiard parlor themselves. They chose downtown because there aren’t too... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open billiard parlorwas tired of having to go out of town for a decent pool hall. So he spoke to a
Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open billiard parlor
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
was tired of having to go out of town for a decent pool hall. So he spoke to a group of his friends and colleagues at the Department of Correction and they decided to open a billiard parlor themselves. They chose downtown because there aren’t too... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open billiard parlorwas tired of having to go out of town for a decent pool hall. So he spoke to a
Bridgeport correctional officers plan to open billiard parlor
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
was tired of having to go out of town for a decent pool hall. So he spoke to a group of his friends and colleagues at the Department of Correction and they decided to open a billiard parlor themselves. They chose downtown because there aren’t too... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Siloam Springs man sentenced for raping 6-old girlJudge Robin Green accepted the plea agreement and Robison’s guilty plea. Robis
Siloam Springs man sentenced for raping 6-old girl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Judge Robin Green accepted the plea agreement and Robison’s guilty plea. Robison was sentenced to 25 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction. He will have to serve 70 percent of his sentence before he will be eligible for parole. Robison... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Editorial Feedback: Time bombevery facility is corrupt." Here’s what another person that asked to remain an
Editorial Feedback: Time bomb
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
every facility is corrupt." Here’s what another person that asked to remain anonymous had to say: "All Jeff Dunn [Alabama Department of Correction Commissioner] has accomplished is securing high paying jobs for a handful of his Air Force buddies,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Editorial Feedback: Time bombevery facility is corrupt." Here’s what another person that asked to remain an
Editorial Feedback: Time bomb
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
every facility is corrupt." Here’s what another person that asked to remain anonymous had to say: "All Jeff Dunn [Alabama Department of Correction Commissioner] has accomplished is securing high paying jobs for a handful of his Air Force buddies,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover teen, 3 other juvenile escapees apprehendedCenter following an assault on a staff member about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, accord
New Hanover teen, 3 other juvenile escapees apprehended
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Center following an assault on a staff member about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the NC Department of Correction. Officials with the Spring Hope Police Department apprehended Dakota Y. from Guilford County;... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trade-in of hundreds of State Police guns draws scrutiny of AGbenefits, including a trip to Florida and hundreds of dollars worth of Omaha St
Trade-in of hundreds of State Police guns draws scrutiny of AG
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
benefits, including a trip to Florida and hundreds of dollars worth of Omaha Steaks, to a lieutenant who served as the Department of Correction’s purchasing agent. The officer, Gary Mendes, admitted he received the gifts and pleaded guilty in... Read more
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New York Post
Feds accuse jail guards of taking beaten inmate’s hair as ‘trophy’told Scott, Santiago and Morris he was worried that staying in that unit would
Feds accuse jail guards of taking beaten inmate’s hair as ‘trophy’
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
told Scott, Santiago and Morris he was worried that staying in that unit would change his mental health status with the Department of Correction — even though he had no mental health issues. But the objection led Morris to allegedly start... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
New software promises accurate sentencing for Nebraska prisonersThe Nebraska Department of Correction will start using new software to calculat
New software promises accurate sentencing for Nebraska prisoners
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
The Nebraska Department of Correction will start using new software to calculate inmate sentences more accurately. The upgrade comes after news emerged in 2014 that hundreds of inmates had their sentences miscalculated. More than 560 state... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina police probe killing of ex-con on front porchjust returning home from work when he was killed. The Star-News of Wilmington r
North Carolina police probe killing of ex-con on front porch
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
just returning home from work when he was killed. The Star-News of Wilmington reports (http://bit.ly/2ctBGnv ) that state Department of Correction records show Johnson was released from prison last February after serving more than 11 years in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina police probe killing of ex-con on front porchjust returning home from work when he was killed. The Star-News of Wilmington r
North Carolina police probe killing of ex-con on front porch
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
just returning home from work when he was killed. The Star-News of Wilmington reports (http://bit.ly/2ctBGnv ) that state Department of Correction records show Johnson was released from prison last February after serving more than 11 years in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$3M OK'd for repairs at deaf, blind schoolsInformation Network; $7.5 million to the Department of Higher Education for wor
$3M OK'd for repairs at deaf, blind schools
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Information Network; $7.5 million to the Department of Higher Education for workforce training grants; $7.4 million to the Department of Correction for renovations at the Esther Unit; and $4.5 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
employee at Arkansas Christian home accused of sexually assaulting girland released around three hours later on $50,000 bond. If convicted, Riley cou
employee at Arkansas Christian home accused of sexually assaulting girl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
and released around three hours later on $50,000 bond. If convicted, Riley could face up to 26 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction and a fine of up to $26,000. A Maggie House spokesman was not available for comment Tuesday... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Officials: Despite concerns Bridgewater State Hospital plan 'a good first step'plan, the vendor chosen by the state will begin around March, but the facility
Officials: Despite concerns Bridgewater State Hospital plan 'a good first step'
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
plan, the vendor chosen by the state will begin around March, but the facility would still remain under the control of the Department of Correction. The plan calls for all convicted inmates at Bridgewater State Hospital to be transferred to the... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Human remains found near Rikers Island identified as missing flight attendantwallet were found at her apartment. The grisly discovery was made along the ro
Human remains found near Rikers Island identified as missing flight attendant
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
wallet were found at her apartment. The grisly discovery was made along the rocky coast on the west side of the jail by Department of Correction staffers, a source said. The cause and manner of death are pending further studies. PIX11's Myles... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Another Inmate Escapes Delaware FacilityTruitt, 19, escaped from from the Plummer Community Corrections Center along To
Another Inmate Escapes Delaware Facility
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
Truitt, 19, escaped from from the Plummer Community Corrections Center along Todds Lane Thursday, said the Delaware Department of Corrections. He was serving a conviction for carrying a concealed weapon. Authorities asked anyone who spots... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Supreme CourtCourt, Fourth Division. Affirmed. JUSTICE RHONDA K. WOOD CV-16-167. Billy Ray
Arkansas Supreme Court
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Court, Fourth Division. Affirmed. JUSTICE RHONDA K. WOOD CV-16-167. Billy Ray Smith v. Wendy Kelley, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, from Lee County Circuit Court. Reversed; writ issued; remanded to Pike County Circuit Court in Case... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Court: Man convicted at 16 is due resentenceits conclusion that Smith was not sentenced to life without parole. The attorn
Court: Man convicted at 16 is due resentence
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
its conclusion that Smith was not sentenced to life without parole. The attorney general's office, which represented Department of Correction Director Wendy Kelley as the defendant in Smith's appeal, did not argue that he should remain in... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Human skull, bones found near Rikers Island: sourcescene where the remains were spotted. The grisly discovery was made along the
Human skull, bones found near Rikers Island: source
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 11 days ago
scene where the remains were spotted. The grisly discovery was made along the rocky coast on the west side of the jail by Department of Correction staffers, a source said. It’s not yet known to whom the remains belonged. The medical examiner... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
GPS tracking places bombing suspect in Franklin parking lot at time of incidentwas convicted in 2007 for solicitation of second-degree murder in a 2004 killin
GPS tracking places bombing suspect in Franklin parking lot at time of incident
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
was convicted in 2007 for solicitation of second-degree murder in a 2004 killing. Robert Reburn, with the Tennessee Department of Correction, said Oakes and another man killed an acquaintance of Oakes, who served all but three months of a... Read more
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FOX News
Inmate who escaped Arkansas custody found naked, under logwhile awaiting treatment at a hospital in Mountain View, about 80 miles north o
Inmate who escaped Arkansas custody found naked, under log
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
while awaiting treatment at a hospital in Mountain View, about 80 miles north of Little Rock. Bonds says an Arkansas Department of Correction K-9 unit tracked Kirby about two hours later in the woods, and he was recaptured. Kirby had been... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UCA counselors seek state funds to help paroleeshave to build a new prison or we are going to ignore, and neither of those seem
UCA counselors seek state funds to help parolees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
have to build a new prison or we are going to ignore, and neither of those seem like very good outcomes," he said. The Department of Correction has 17,871 inmates under its jurisdiction, including 1,206 in county jails, department spokesman... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Morgan Co. Correctional Officer killed in crashCorrectional Complex officer died Tuesday after he was hit by a car while ridin
Morgan Co. Correctional Officer killed in crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 13 days ago
Correctional Complex officer died Tuesday after he was hit by a car while riding his motorcycle, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction. The department said Officer Kevin Bagwell was driving a motorcycle when a car pulled out in front... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
TDOC: Morgan corrections officer dies after motorcycle crashA Morgan County Correctional Complex officer was killed in a motorcycle crash o
TDOC: Morgan corrections officer dies after motorcycle crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
A Morgan County Correctional Complex officer was killed in a motorcycle crash on Tuesday, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction. Kevin Bagwell was driving a motorcycle when a car pulled in front of him and the two collided, according... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Admin briefs lawmakers on Bridgewater State Hospital planBridgewater State Hospital at the Massachusetts Department of Correction in Bri
Admin briefs lawmakers on Bridgewater State Hospital plan
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
Bridgewater State Hospital at the Massachusetts Department of Correction in Bridgewater, Mass. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole) STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 13, 2016….Bridgewater State Hospital will move from a hybrid correctional facility and mental health... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
State plans dramatic shift in how Bridgewater State Hospital is runthe plan, the vendor chosen by the state will begin next year, but the facility
State plans dramatic shift in how Bridgewater State Hospital is run
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
the plan, the vendor chosen by the state will begin next year, but the facility will still remain under the control of the Department of Correction. The plan calls for all convicted inmates at Bridgewater State Hospital to be transferred to the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Gov. Baker announces treatment overhaul plan at Bridgewater State Hospitalthe plan, the vendor chosen by the state will begin next year, but the facility
Gov. Baker announces treatment overhaul plan at Bridgewater State Hospital
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
the plan, the vendor chosen by the state will begin next year, but the facility will still remain under the control of the Department of Correction. The plan calls for all convicted inmates at Bridgewater State Hospital to be transferred to the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State plan would reconfigure psychiatric facilitytreat the remaining patients at Bridgewater State Hospital. The facility would
State plan would reconfigure psychiatric facility
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
treat the remaining patients at Bridgewater State Hospital. The facility would remain under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Correction, but corrections officers would remain mostly outside the 22-acre complex and have limited contact... Read more
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Boston Globe
New report says prison officials not qualified to run Bridgewater State Hospitalprison. Center officials praised the governor’s plan, but said it doesn’t go f
New report says prison officials not qualified to run Bridgewater State Hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
prison. Center officials praised the governor’s plan, but said it doesn’t go far enough because it would leave the Department of Correction in charge of the institution. Massachusetts stands virtually alone in assigning a correctional... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker plans overhaul in criminal justice system’s handling of mentally illGriffin cautioned that the change can go so only far as long as Bridgewater Sta
Baker plans overhaul in criminal justice system’s handling of mentally ill
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Griffin cautioned that the change can go so only far as long as Bridgewater State remains under the control of the Department of Correction. She said she would continue to press for a transfer to the Department of Mental Health. “It really... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Anderson Gets 5 1/2 Years In Prison For Whiting AssaultsJudge David P. Gold set a monetary bond for Anderson at arraignment, ensuring t
Anderson Gets 5 1/2 Years In Prison For Whiting Assaults
Hartford Courant / Posted 14 days ago
Judge David P. Gold set a monetary bond for Anderson at arraignment, ensuring that Anderson would be in the custody of the Department of Correction — not at Whiting — while his cases were adjudicated. Not setting bail, Gold said, would have meant... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Granby boy was missing for half an hour after climbing through classroom windowconfirmed that they helped with the search, as well as K9 units from the Bloomf
Granby boy was missing for half an hour after climbing through classroom window
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 14 days ago
confirmed that they helped with the search, as well as K9 units from the Bloomfield Police Department and crews from the Department of Correction. The child was said to be unharmed when he was found in a tree in a wooded area around 1:40... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
10-Old Found After Running from School in Granby12:20 p.m. He was found unharmed around 1:40 p.m. Granby police, K9 units from
10-Old Found After Running from School in Granby
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
12:20 p.m. He was found unharmed around 1:40 p.m. Granby police, K9 units from Bloomfield police, State police, and the Department of Correction all responded to the scene. The school was under a shelter-in-place order while the search went on,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two DecadesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticu
Connecticut Inmate Population Drops Below 15K For First Time In Two Decades
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 16 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The statewide inmate population within the Connecticut Department of Correction has dropped below 15,000 – the lowest level it has been since Jan. 3, 1997, when it was 14,989, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. "FBI... Read more
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