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The Courier Mail
Murderer leading prison riotlost control of G Block and eight prisoners are on the roof. The disturbance c
Murderer leading prison riot
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
lost control of G Block and eight prisoners are on the roof. The disturbance comes just hours after the Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services was forced to respond after footage emerged of children in youth detention being hooded,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Prison riot breaks outriot was imminent if a staff shortage wasn’t addressed. A spokesman for NT Pol
Prison riot breaks out
Herald Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
riot was imminent if a staff shortage wasn’t addressed. A spokesman for NT Police said thing were being dealt with by the Department of Correctional Services and that thing were quite “calm” at the moment. A spokesman for the Department of... Read more
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News.com.au
Inmates have scaled the roof on a Northern Territory correctional centre with the riot allegedly being led by a notorious murdererlost control of G Block and eight prisoners are on the roof. The disturbance c
Inmates have scaled the roof on a Northern Territory correctional centre with the riot allegedly being led by a notorious murderer
News.com.au / Posted 9 hours ago
lost control of G Block and eight prisoners are on the roof. The disturbance comes just hours after the Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services was forced to respond after footage emerged of children in youth detention being hooded,... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Hawks confirms fraud probe against Mtiin awarding of tenders worth about R2-billion to the Bosasa group between 2004
Hawks confirms fraud probe against Mti
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 days ago
in awarding of tenders worth about R2-billion to the Bosasa group between 2004 and 2006 when he was the commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services. EWN reports that the Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said the investigation is not... Read more
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iol.co.za
Concourt ruling could have huge impact on BBBEEThe decision of the Labour Appeal Court related to a dispute between Solidarity
Concourt ruling could have huge impact on BBBEE
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
The decision of the Labour Appeal Court related to a dispute between Solidarity and the Department of Correctional Services about the validity of the department’s 2010-2014 Employment Equity Plan (2010 Employment Plan), as well as the department’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All HIV Positive Inmates to Receive Treatmentrate at these centres. South African correctional centres still experience maj
All HIV Positive Inmates to Receive Treatment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
rate at these centres. South African correctional centres still experience major problems of sexual abuse. In 2013, the Department of Correctional Services adopted the Policy to Address the Sexual Abuse of Inmates in its facilities to tackle the... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Prioritise prisoners for Aids prevention'in the country have to centralise the fight against the disease among inmates,”
'Prioritise prisoners for Aids prevention'
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
in the country have to centralise the fight against the disease among inmates,” said Makwetla. Working with partners, the Department of Correctional Services has contributed to the country’s efforts by implementing a comprehensive programme in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Constitutional Court: Addressing redressa historic and ongoing injustice, and using the term “affirmative action” obscu
Constitutional Court: Addressing redress
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
a historic and ongoing injustice, and using the term “affirmative action” obscures this basic point.) In Solidarity v Department of Correctional Services the Constitutional Court was confronted with the provisions of a relatively crude... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Day in the Visitors' Queue At Pollsmoorwounds and sores" and the toilets were described as "deplorable". Court action
A Day in the Visitors' Queue At Pollsmoor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
wounds and sores" and the toilets were described as "deplorable". Court action was launched late last year to compel the Department of Correctional Services to resolve the problems in Pollsmoor. Once visitors have been escorted inside the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Risetter plea is deniedif necessary. McCarville then requested that his client be released from the W
Risetter plea is denied
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
if necessary. McCarville then requested that his client be released from the Webster County Jail with supervision to the Department of Correctional Services. Risetter is being held in jail on $10,000 cash-only bond. Saying he did not believe... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prisoner on bail tried to return to custody twice, court hearsthe assistance of the Aboriginal sobriety group." No reasons were given in cou
Prisoner on bail tried to return to custody twice, court hears
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
the assistance of the Aboriginal sobriety group." No reasons were given in court for why Rigney was not accepted and the Department of Correctional Services confirmed a routine investigation of the matter was underway. More stories from South... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Prisons case gives final word on job equity: Plans must consider local demographicsservices, Tom Moyane, now the head of the South African Revenue Service, introd
Prisons case gives final word on job equity: Plans must consider local demographics
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
services, Tom Moyane, now the head of the South African Revenue Service, introduced an employment equity plan for the department of correctional services. In brief, it provided for numerical “targets” to be attained to achieve employment... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Nebraska prisons will take steps to ease crowding, overtimeof the Johnson County Sheriff's Department stand outside of the Tecumseh State
Nebraska prisons will take steps to ease crowding, overtime
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
of the Johnson County Sheriff's Department stand outside of the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in Tecumseh, Neb. Department of Correctional Services Director Scott Frakes unveiled four initiatives Tuesday, July 19, 2016, including a pilot... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Nebraska prisons will take steps to ease crowding, overtimeare planning a series of changes to reduce inmate crowding and improve working
Nebraska prisons will take steps to ease crowding, overtime
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 6 days ago
are planning a series of changes to reduce inmate crowding and improve working conditions for correctional employees. Department of Correctional Services Director Scott Frakes unveiled four initiatives Tuesday in response to prison employee... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solidarity to challenge Mining Charterfor appointments. This is the same argument the union used to win its Constitu
Solidarity to challenge Mining Charter
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
for appointments. This is the same argument the union used to win its Constitutional Court application against the Department of Correctional Services’ employment equity plan. The court found it discriminated unfairly against coloured... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Risetter plea denied by judgeif necessary. McCarville then requested that his client be released from the W
Risetter plea denied by judge
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
if necessary. McCarville then requested that his client be released from the Webster County Jail with supervision to the Department of Correctional Services. Risetter is being held in jail on $10,000 cash-only bond. Saying he did not believe... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Multiple inmate-on-inmate assaults happen in altercation at TSCIMultiple inmates at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution are involved in
Multiple inmate-on-inmate assaults happen in altercation at TSCI
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
Multiple inmates at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution are involved in an altercation on Thursday. Nebraska Department of Correctional Services staff used chemical agents to resolve the incident. Two inmates were transported to an outside... Read more
11d
News 24 South Africa
White prison's dept employee's challenge failed because of race - ConCourtwill impact how employment equity is applied across the country, the Constituti
White prison's dept employee's challenge failed because of race - ConCourt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
will impact how employment equity is applied across the country, the Constitutional Court found that the decision by the Department of Correctional Services to not promote seven coloured Western Cape employees, was unfair discrimination. At the... Read more
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11d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Constitutional Court ruling a victory for minority groups: coloured DCS employeesapplication. He was reading a statement on behalf of those who had won victory
Constitutional Court ruling a victory for minority groups: coloured DCS employees
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
application. He was reading a statement on behalf of those who had won victory at the Constitutional Court. He said the department of correctional services had employed ethnic Africans and also for promotional posts. He said the experience of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ConCourt: Correctional Services discriminated against coloured stafften employees due to its Employment Equity Plan. FILE: The Constitutional Cour
ConCourt: Correctional Services discriminated against coloured staff
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
ten employees due to its Employment Equity Plan. FILE: The Constitutional Court. EWN. Constitutional Court,Labour Court,Department of Correctional Services JOHANNESBURG - The Constitutional Court has found the Department of Correctional... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Prisons' dept decision not to promote coloured staff unfair discrimination - Concourthow employment equity is applied across the country, the Constitutional Court f
Prisons' dept decision not to promote coloured staff unfair discrimination - Concourt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
how employment equity is applied across the country, the Constitutional Court found on Friday that the decision by the Department of Correctional Services to not promote seven coloured Western Cape employees, was unfair discrimination. At the... Read more
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11d
News 24 South Africa
ConCourt to hand down judgment on DCS employment equity plan- The Constitutional Court is expected to hand down judgment on trade union Sol
ConCourt to hand down judgment on DCS employment equity plan
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
- The Constitutional Court is expected to hand down judgment on trade union Solidarity’s lawsuit against the Department of Correctional Services’ employment equity plan. The judgment could have wide-reaching implications on how... Read more
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18d
New Kerala
Disgraced Pistorius serving six-year sentence in single room cell - newkerala.com #87515in the same cell and has been given the same facility due to his disability, sa
Disgraced Pistorius serving six-year sentence in single room cell - newkerala.com #87515
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
in the same cell and has been given the same facility due to his disability, said Manelisi Wolela, spokesperson for the Department of Correctional Services. The official further said the double-amputee athlete would be in a vulnerable position... Read more
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dna
South Africa: Disgraced Oscar Pistorius serving six-year sentence in single room cellin the same cell and has been given the same facility due to his disability, sa
South Africa: Disgraced Oscar Pistorius serving six-year sentence in single room cell
dna / Posted 18 days ago
in the same cell and has been given the same facility due to his disability, said Manelisi Wolela, spokesperson for the Department of Correctional Services. The official further said the double-amputee athlete would be in a vulnerable position... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pistorius in prison single room cellcell in Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison he was previously incarcerated for one
Pistorius in prison single room cell
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
cell in Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison he was previously incarcerated for one year. Manelisi Wolela, spokesperson for the Department of Correctional Services, said the special accommodation was due to his disability and that the prison had never... Read more
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18d
Daily Mail
Oscar Pistorius has returned to the same prison cell to serve 6 yearsspent a year in the cell - which is regarded as being reserved for vulnerable i
Oscar Pistorius has returned to the same prison cell to serve 6 years
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
spent a year in the cell - which is regarded as being reserved for vulnerable inmates. Manelisi Wolela, spokesman for the Department of Correctional Services, said the special accommodation was due to his disability and that the prison had never... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
Pistorius back in hospital wing cell in Kgosi Mampuru PrisonChrista Eybers/EWN Oscar Pistorius,Oscar Pistorius murder trial,Oscar Pistoriu
Pistorius back in hospital wing cell in Kgosi Mampuru Prison
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Christa Eybers/EWN Oscar Pistorius,Oscar Pistorius murder trial,Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder JOHANNESBURG – The Department of Correctional Services has confirmed that convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius will be kept in the same section of... Read more
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19d
iol.co.za
Sentenced twice overare taking steps to address it. Fortunately, South Africa is an exception. In
Sentenced twice over
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
are taking steps to address it. Fortunately, South Africa is an exception. In a major victory for prisoners’ rights, the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) approved the Policy to Address Sexual Abuse of Inmates in DCS Facilities (Sexual... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Police 'finding it tougher to recruit' as pledge for more officers postponedbrings together staff from SA Police, the Department of Education and Child Dev
Police 'finding it tougher to recruit' as pledge for more officers postponed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
brings together staff from SA Police, the Department of Education and Child Development, SA Health, Housing SA, and the Department of Correctional Services to ensure a coordinated response. The additional funds will expand the service to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bar Set High for Correctional Services RecruitsPretoria — The new recruits in the ranks of the Department of Correctional Serv
Bar Set High for Correctional Services Recruits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Pretoria — The new recruits in the ranks of the Department of Correctional Services have been warned to be ethical, upright, resilient and hard workers when carrying out their duties. Justice and Correctional Services Deputy Minister Thabang... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pistorius likely to serve less than 6 years in prison - top lawyerhanded down. "He will have to comply with all the parole requirements, and all
Pistorius likely to serve less than 6 years in prison - top lawyer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
handed down. "He will have to comply with all the parole requirements, and all that is determined administratively by the Department of Correctional Services. It's a separate issue. "So we could be looking at three years, or even less, before his... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder convictionthat either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they fe
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder conviction
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
that either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they felt the sentence was too lenient or harsh. Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder convictionthat either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they fe
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder conviction
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
that either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they felt the sentence was too lenient or harsh. Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after... Read more
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The Age
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder convictionthat either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they fe
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder conviction
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
that either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they felt the sentence was too lenient or harsh. Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder convictionthat either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they fe
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder conviction
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
that either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they felt the sentence was too lenient or harsh. Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after... Read more
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WA Today
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder convictionthat either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they fe
Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing on murder conviction
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
that either the defence or prosecution could mount a legal challenge if they felt the sentence was too lenient or harsh. Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Convicted killer caught after low-security prison escapehad already served his time for killing the police officer and was in custody a
Convicted killer caught after low-security prison escape
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
had already served his time for killing the police officer and was in custody after breaching parole conditions. The Department of Correctional Services said Marshall was never a risk to the public and had been housed under the lowest... Read more
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dna
Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriendto waste my life sitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an
Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriend
dna / Posted 20 days ago
to waste my life sitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social media. Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after the senten... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Pistorius to be sentenced for murdersitting there,” Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social
Pistorius to be sentenced for murder
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
sitting there,” Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social media. Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after the sentencing. Additional... Read more
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Reuters
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriendsitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriend
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
sitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social media. Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after the sentencing. (Editing by... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriendsitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriend
Reuters Sports News / Posted 20 days ago
sitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social media. Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after the sentencing. (Editing by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriendsitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriend
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
sitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social media. Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after the sentencing. (Editing by... Read more
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The Star
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriendsitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social
Pistorius to be sentenced on Wednesday for 2013 murder of girlfriend
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
sitting there," Pistorius told ITV, statements which caused an uproar on social media. Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, said Pistorius would be taken to jail immediately after the sentencing. (Editing by... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Special report: Non-lethal weapons or torture tools?for Correctional Services (JICS), a state-funded prison watchdog, referenced “s
Special report: Non-lethal weapons or torture tools?
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
for Correctional Services (JICS), a state-funded prison watchdog, referenced “shocking mistreatment of inmates by Department of Correctional Services (DCS) officials”. When South Africa ratified the UN Convention Against Torture in 1998,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tools of Torture - Nation's Trade in Electric Shock Equipmentleast one South African company manufactures electric shock devices for law enf
Tools of Torture - Nation's Trade in Electric Shock Equipment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
least one South African company manufactures electric shock devices for law enforcement and has supplied South Africa's Department of Correctional Services with stun belts and stun shields. Many other South African companies advertise and sell... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ithubalami - Rehabilitation Path to New Beginningsand stakeholders from the private sector, mainly focuses on youth in conflict w
Ithubalami - Rehabilitation Path to New Beginnings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
and stakeholders from the private sector, mainly focuses on youth in conflict with the law and further showcases the Department of Correctional Services' offender rehabilitation programme. Speaking at the launch, Communications Deputy... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Ithubalami: Path to new beginningsand stakeholders from the private sector, mainly focuses on youth in conflict w
Ithubalami: Path to new beginnings
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 26 days ago
and stakeholders from the private sector, mainly focuses on youth in conflict with the law and further showcases the Department of Correctional Services’ offender rehabilitation programme. Speaking at the launch, Communications Deputy... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ithubalami: Path to new beginningsand stakeholders from the private sector, mainly focuses on youth in conflict w
Ithubalami: Path to new beginnings
iafrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
and stakeholders from the private sector, mainly focuses on youth in conflict with the law and further showcases the Department of Correctional Services’ offender rehabilitation programme. Speaking at the launch, Communications Deputy... Read more
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Island Packet
New solitary confinement rules to go into effect in Nebraskanew regulations, which go into effect July 1, also call for regular reviews of
New solitary confinement rules to go into effect in Nebraska
Island Packet / Posted 29 days ago
new regulations, which go into effect July 1, also call for regular reviews of inmates in restrictive housing. Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Director Scott Frakes estimates there are about 350 inmates in restrictive housing at any... Read more
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Freeman journal
Suspect arrested in Dayton robberyrecords indicate, in that case, Risetter had been released from the Hamilton Co
Suspect arrested in Dayton robbery
Freeman journal / Posted 29 days ago
records indicate, in that case, Risetter had been released from the Hamilton County Jail with supervision to the Iowa Department of Correctional Services. His arraignment in that case is set for Monday. No additional information was... Read more
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