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AllAfrica.com
Correctional Services Strengthens Rehabilitation and ReintegrationDepartment of Correctional Services' Thohoyandou Management Area strengthens re
Correctional Services Strengthens Rehabilitation and Reintegration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Department of Correctional Services' Thohoyandou Management Area strengthens rehabilitation and reintegration The Department of Correctional Services' Thohoyandou Management Area hosted Victim-Offender Dialogue programme (VOD) yesterday on 29... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man shot by Niagara Falls officer had weapon, drugs, police sayfull battle gear, he wouldn’t have been hurt.” Lewis has been to state prison
Man shot by Niagara Falls officer had weapon, drugs, police say
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
full battle gear, he wouldn’t have been hurt.” Lewis has been to state prison twice for drug felonies, according to state Department of Correctional Services website. In 2003, he served a year for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Free State Correctional Services Participates At 2016 MacufeCorrectional services MACUFE participation The Free State & Northern Cape Regi
Free State Correctional Services Participates At 2016 Macufe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Correctional services MACUFE participation The Free State & Northern Cape Region of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) will again participate at the 2016 MACUFE to be held in Mangaung. This participation is in tandem with the Department... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Library Hosts Funda Mzantsi Championship in George, 3 to 5 Octa mutual love of reading. We are proud that George is the chosen venue for thi
National Library Hosts Funda Mzantsi Championship in George, 3 to 5 Oct
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a mutual love of reading. We are proud that George is the chosen venue for this prestigious three day event," he said. Department of Correctional Services' Western Cape Regional Co-ordinator for Education and Training, Andile Nelani, said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remanded and Forgotten - the Fate of South Africa's Prisoners Who Have Not Yet Been Triedhas 41,717 people in remand, making up nearly one third of the country's total
Remanded and Forgotten - the Fate of South Africa's Prisoners Who Have Not Yet Been Tried
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
has 41,717 people in remand, making up nearly one third of the country's total prison population, according to the Department of Correctional Services' (DCS) 2014/2015 Annual Report. By MARCHE ARENDS for Wits Justice Project. Imagine being... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Remanded and Forgotten: The fate of South Africa’s prisoners who have not yet been triedhas 41,717 people in remand, making up nearly one third of the country’s total
Remanded and Forgotten: The fate of South Africa’s prisoners who have not yet been tried
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
has 41,717 people in remand, making up nearly one third of the country’s total prison population, according to the Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) 2014/2015 Annual Report. In 2013, lawmakers inserted Section 49(G) into the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa | Daily MaverickSouth Africa currently has 41,717 people in remand, making up nearly one third
South Africa | Daily Maverick
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
South Africa currently has 41,717 people in remand, making up nearly one third of the country’s total prison population, according to the Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) 2014/2015 Annual Report. By MARCHE ARENDS for Wits Justice Pr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Adelaide prisoner hospitalised, guards injured after alleged assaultin a serious condition after allegedly assaulting guards at Yatala Labour Priso
Adelaide prisoner hospitalised, guards injured after alleged assault
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
in a serious condition after allegedly assaulting guards at Yatala Labour Prison in Adelaide's north. The South Australian Department of Correctional Services said the incident happened on Friday while the prisoner was waiting for a court... Read more
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News.com.au
Five guards and an inmate were reportedly involvedoccurred at the high-security men’s Yatala Labour Prison. “This is clearly a v
Five guards and an inmate were reportedly involved
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
occurred at the high-security men’s Yatala Labour Prison. “This is clearly a very serious incident,” South Australian Department of Correctional Services boss David Brown told the media. “I personally and the officers of my department... Read more
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iol.co.za
offenders tell of struggle to get jobsall struggled to adjust to life outside prison, as they carried the stigma of b
offenders tell of struggle to get jobs
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
all struggled to adjust to life outside prison, as they carried the stigma of being an ex-offender. Gerry Nevari, of the Department of Correctional Services, said their aim was not to imprison people and neglect them until it was time to release... Read more
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iol.co.za
Winnie Rust accused assaulted in prisonDepartment of Correctional Services spokesperson Simphiwe Xako confirmed that P
Winnie Rust accused assaulted in prison
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Department of Correctional Services spokesperson Simphiwe Xako confirmed that Plaatjies was assaulted, but not killed, at Allandale Correctional Centre on Monday. “The Area Commissioner of Allandale personally interviewed the offender,” said Xako.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Winnie Rust Murder Accused Moved to Single Cell After Gang FearsPlaatjies has been moved to a single cell at the Allandale Prison and has not b
Winnie Rust Murder Accused Moved to Single Cell After Gang Fears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Plaatjies has been moved to a single cell at the Allandale Prison and has not been injured in any way, the Western Cape Department of Correctional Services confirmed on Wednesday. This followed rumours on social media that the 18-year-old... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘I’m not a rapist and one day I’ll prove it’still refused to accept responsibility for Suping’s rape or show remorse. The
‘I’m not a rapist and one day I’ll prove it’
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
still refused to accept responsibility for Suping’s rape or show remorse. The conundrum, however, is that in terms of the Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) Restorative Justice Programme which all long-term offenders are expected to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Winnie Rust murder accused moved to single cell after gang fearsPlaatjies has been moved to a single cell at the Allandale Prison and has not b
Winnie Rust murder accused moved to single cell after gang fears
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Plaatjies has been moved to a single cell at the Allandale Prison and has not been injured in any way, the Western Cape Department of Correctional Services confirmed on Wednesday. This followed rumours on social media that the 18-year-old... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Justice Not Served: Guilty until proven innocentstill refused to accept responsibility for Suping’s rape, or show remorse. The
Justice Not Served: Guilty until proven innocent
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
still refused to accept responsibility for Suping’s rape, or show remorse. The conundrum, however, is that in terms of the Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) Restorative Justice Programme, which all long-term offenders are expected to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Guilty until proven innocentstill refused to accept responsibility for Suping’s rape or show remorse. The
Guilty until proven innocent
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
still refused to accept responsibility for Suping’s rape or show remorse. The conundrum, however, is that in terms of the Department of Correctional Services’ (DCS) Restorative Justice Programme which all long-term offenders are expected to... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Ricketts: Fixing Nebraska prison problems a high priorityprepares a new two-year budget. Ricketts said Tuesday that he expects to make
Ricketts: Fixing Nebraska prison problems a high priority
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
prepares a new two-year budget. Ricketts said Tuesday that he expects to make "continued investments" in the Department of Correctional Services to address long-term problems in the agency. The prison system has struggled with... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedTurnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
Turnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News 24, 4 Corners. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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WA Today
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedTurnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
Turnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News 24, 4 Corners. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedTurnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Turnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News 24, 4 Corners. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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The Age
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedTurnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
Turnbull says a Royal Commission into youth abuse is needed. Courtesy ABC News 24, 4 Corners. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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The Young Witness
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Western Advocate
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Manning River Times
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejectedfeatured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a
Teen strapped to chair, Dylan Voller, has parole bid rejected
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
featured in an explosive Four Corners episode earlier this year that sparked a royal commission. The Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services on Thursday confirmed that Voller had made a parole application, but the parole board... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Convicts in rehab don't reoffendThe Department of Correctional Services has no clear data on how many prisoners
Convicts in rehab don't reoffend
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Department of Correctional Services has no clear data on how many prisoners reoffend but many experts believe it is between 65% and 85%. Recidivism for participants in rehab programmes, meanwhile, is often as low as 2%. “We try and get the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Three staff members assaulted at Tecumseh FridayCounty hosptal. Last Friday, TSCI was placed in a lockdown status due to threa
Three staff members assaulted at Tecumseh Friday
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 20 days ago
County hosptal. Last Friday, TSCI was placed in a lockdown status due to threats of violence against staff. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services intelligence team, facility staff and other security managers from throughout the agency... Read more
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Freeman journal
Release violation69, of Jewell, is charged with violation of pretrial release. Risetter had bee
Release violation
Freeman journal / Posted 21 days ago
69, of Jewell, is charged with violation of pretrial release. Risetter had been released with supervision to the Iowa Department of Correctional Services after pleading guilty to extortion last month in Webster County District Court. He... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The tragic story behind a violent criminal and his R1.2m cost to the statehands. He spent the next ten years in prison and that was where I met him. By
The tragic story behind a violent criminal and his R1.2m cost to the state
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
hands. He spent the next ten years in prison and that was where I met him. By the time I met him‚ the cost just to the Department of Correctional Services for his three incarcerations was over R1.2 million. And that is just in the daily fees of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Slain gang boss was loved, respected and fearedwas transferred to the C Max Prison in Kokstad. He had accused Gounden, the in
Slain gang boss was loved, respected and feared
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
was transferred to the C Max Prison in Kokstad. He had accused Gounden, the investigating officer, of colluding with the Department of Correctional Services in punishing him. Chinnasamy said that while in Kokstad Prison, privileges and rights... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Tecumseh State Correctional Institution remains in modified operations following partial lockdownTecumseh State Correctional Institution remains in modified operations followin
Tecumseh State Correctional Institution remains in modified operations following partial lockdown
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 23 days ago
Tecumseh State Correctional Institution remains in modified operations following a partial lockdown on Friday. The state Department of Correctional Services said leaders made the determination after evaluating all available information. In a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
AUSTRALIA'S SHAMEwhat we've just described here? It's just untenable. Background Information I
AUSTRALIA'S SHAME
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
what we've just described here? It's just untenable. Background Information Investigation Report Services provided by the Department of Correctional Services at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre | NT Children's Commissioner | Sep 2015 [pdf] NT... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Heather Thompson’s ‘Blood in the Water’ is the ‘definitive’ history of Attica uprising, aftermathset about brainwashing the entire prison population and turn everyone into a ra
Heather Thompson’s ‘Blood in the Water’ is the ‘definitive’ history of Attica uprising, aftermath
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
set about brainwashing the entire prison population and turn everyone into a radical troublemaker, it was in fact how DOCS (Department of Correctional Services) officials had treated these Auburn transferees that ended up further radicalizing many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Female Parade - Prayer Service in Memory of Female Victims: Women's Month: 30 August KimberleyService Women's Network and the Men for Change in conjunction with the SA Natio
Female Parade - Prayer Service in Memory of Female Victims: Women's Month: 30 August Kimberley
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Service Women's Network and the Men for Change in conjunction with the SA National Defence Force, Traffic Department, Department of Correctional Services and Department of Home Affairs held a build-up programme leading up to The Female... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
State proposes employee union on correctional service employee compensationEarlier this week, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) anno
State proposes employee union on correctional service employee compensation
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 28 days ago
Earlier this week, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) announced the administration would deliver a proposal to the state employee union on NDCS employee compensation a month ahead of schedule. Nebraska presented their proposal... Read more
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iol.co.za
New policy rolls out ARVs for all70 000 sex workers over the next three years was launched in March. “Similar p
New policy rolls out ARVs for all
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
70 000 sex workers over the next three years was launched in March. “Similar programmes are being planned for the LGBTI community and there is high coverage for prison inmates through the Department of Correctional Services.” – Staff WriterSHO... Read more
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The Buffalo News
A Buffalo reporter who covered the horrors reviews “definitive” history of the Attica uprisingset about brainwashing the entire prison population and turn everyone into a ra
A Buffalo reporter who covered the horrors reviews “definitive” history of the Attica uprising
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
set about brainwashing the entire prison population and turn everyone into a radical troublemaker, it was in fact how DOCS (Department of Correctional Services) officials had treated these Auburn transferees that ended up further radicalizing many... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sentencing report for child porn offender slammedas well as correctional supervision where he would undergo rehabilitation progr
Sentencing report for child porn offender slammed
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
as well as correctional supervision where he would undergo rehabilitation programmes. The social worker testified that the Department of Correctional Services was responsible for arranging and selecting rehabilitation programmes. The correctional... Read more
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iol.co.za
New lawyer wants Krejcir back in JoburgGcaba argued that the court did not have the discretion to make such an order,
New lawyer wants Krejcir back in Joburg
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
Gcaba argued that the court did not have the discretion to make such an order, and that an entirely new application to the Department of Correctional Services would be required. Judge Msimeki agreed, asking that Grant work with Gcaba outside court... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Sen. Chambers calls for federal investigation concerning Nikko Jenkinsmultiple mutilations of Jenkins motivated state Sen. Ernie Chambers to call for
Sen. Chambers calls for federal investigation concerning Nikko Jenkins
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 29 days ago
multiple mutilations of Jenkins motivated state Sen. Ernie Chambers to call for a federal investigation of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. "I am preparing to ask for that federal investigation and I think you are trying to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
‘The people of SA need dagga‚’ say activists as legalisation case postponedalso asking the court to order the Director of Public Prosecutions to stop the
‘The people of SA need dagga‚’ say activists as legalisation case postponed
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 30 days ago
also asking the court to order the Director of Public Prosecutions to stop the prosecution of dagga users. They want the Department of Correctional Services to release prisoners serving time for dagga-related crimes‚ pending the outcome of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Let us puff in peace - dagga usersactivists are asking the court to order the director of public prosecutions to
Let us puff in peace - dagga users
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 30 days ago
activists are asking the court to order the director of public prosecutions to stop the prosecution of dagga users and Department of Correctional Services to release people in jail for dagga offences pending the outcome of the case. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Court bid aims to end ‘the last 100 years of dagga prohibition’activists are also asking the court to order the Director of Public Prosecution
Court bid aims to end ‘the last 100 years of dagga prohibition’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 30 days ago
activists are also asking the court to order the Director of Public Prosecutions to stop the prosecution of dagga users and Department of Correctional Services to release prisoners serving time for dagga-related crimes pending the outcome of the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Some Nebraska prison staffers to get $500 retention bonusare awarding $500 retention bonuses to prison employees who work in jobs with h
Some Nebraska prison staffers to get $500 retention bonus
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted a month ago
are awarding $500 retention bonuses to prison employees who work in jobs with high turnover and vacancy rates. The Department of Correctional Services announced the bonuses Tuesday as part of its efforts to recruit and retain... Read more
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Western Advocate
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territoryearly on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he t
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territory
Western Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
early on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he took his own life. A spokesman for the NT Department of Correctional Services later confirmed the man was Indigenous and was being held on remand, awaiting trial. The... Read more

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