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Daily Mirror
David Cameron's prison reforms have led to scandalous failuresThe appointment of Chris Grayling as his previous Justice Secretary saw cuts to
David Cameron's prison reforms have led to scandalous failures
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
The appointment of Chris Grayling as his previous Justice Secretary saw cuts to legal aid, prison staffing slashed by 30 per cent, fewer resources for jails and probation services, and more privatised prisons. Sacking the hopeless Grayling was a... Read more
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Daily Star
Number of Mormon prisoners in UK jails is rapidly growingMORMON MANSION: There are nine Mormon inmates at hihg-security Wakefield jail
Number of Mormon prisoners in UK jails is rapidly growing
Daily Star / Posted 8 hours ago
MORMON MANSION: There are nine Mormon inmates at hihg-security Wakefield jail Latest figures show there were 898 followers behind bars – up from 669 just five years ago. Nine are at high-security Wakefield jail, West Yorks, dubbed Monster... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Killer rapper releases song he recorded in prison on his mobile phoneHe is being held with other notorious lags in Category A Belmarsh Prison, South
Killer rapper releases song he recorded in prison on his mobile phone
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
He is being held with other notorious lags in Category A Belmarsh Prison, South East London. But in another shocking example of our failing prison system, 24-year-old Agera made a mockery of the tight security at Belmarsh by recording a vocal track... Read more
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TribLIVE
46 Georgia prison officers allegedly took inmate bribes | TribLIVE Neighborhoods As part of an undercover FBI investigation called
46 Georgia prison officers allegedly took inmate bribes
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods As part of an undercover FBI investigation called Operation Ghost Guard, 46 officers employed at nine Georgia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Chikurubi Jailbreak Was Not Politically-Motivated'The jailbreak attempt by inmates at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in March
'Chikurubi Jailbreak Was Not Politically-Motivated'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The jailbreak attempt by inmates at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in March last year was not politically-motivated as claimed by senior prison officials, but was spawned by food shortages, Parliament heard yesterday. The Portfolio Committee on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
A violent attack by 'most dangerous inmate' leaves 3 prison guards in hospitalOther prison officers rushed to their aid and managed to restrain Wright. Howe
A violent attack by 'most dangerous inmate' leaves 3 prison guards in hospital
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Other prison officers rushed to their aid and managed to restrain Wright. However, three officers were injured during the violent attack and were brought to hospital for medical attention. A source told the Irish Mirror: “Wright was being spoken to... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Woman jailed for trying to smuggle drugs into Norwich Prison A 26-year-old woman has been jailed for six months after she tried to smuggle
Woman jailed for trying to smuggle drugs into Norwich Prison
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
A 26-year-old woman has been jailed for six months after she tried to smuggle heroin into Norwich Prison. Dominique Luxford, of High Street in Lowestoft, was caught by prison officers... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Woman jailed for trying to smuggle drugs into Norwich Prison A 26-year-old woman has been jailed for six months after she tried to smuggle
Woman jailed for trying to smuggle drugs into Norwich Prison
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
A 26-year-old woman has been jailed for six months after she tried to smuggle heroin into Norwich Prison. Dominique Luxford, of High Street in Lowestoft, was caught by prison officers... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wollongong prisoner transfers up 450 per cent: unionPrison officers' union reveals staggering statistics amid severe shortage of Co
Wollongong prisoner transfers up 450 per cent: union
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Prison officers' union reveals staggering statistics amid severe shortage of Corrective Services staff. The number of prisoner transfers to Wollongong courthouse has jumped fourfold in 20 years, the prison officers’ union says. In the same period,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong prisoner transfers up 450 per cent: unionPrison officers' union reveals staggering statistics amid severe shortage of Co
Wollongong prisoner transfers up 450 per cent: union
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Prison officers' union reveals staggering statistics amid severe shortage of Corrective Services staff. The number of prisoner transfers to Wollongong courthouse has jumped fourfold in 20 years, the prison officers’ union says. In the same period,... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Legislative roundup — Feb. 11Days remaining in session: 7 Marijuana amendment A proposed constitutional ame
Legislative roundup — Feb. 11
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Days remaining in session: 7 Marijuana amendment A proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for recreational use squeaked out of a Senate committee Wednesday. The Senate Rules Committee voted 6-4 to pass Senate Joint... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abdoulie Ceesay Denied Bail AgainIn a ruling delivered yesterday, a Banjul High Court judge refused to grant bai
Abdoulie Ceesay Denied Bail Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
In a ruling delivered yesterday, a Banjul High Court judge refused to grant bail to Abdoulie Ceesay, the embattled Managing Director of Teranga FM Radio. Justice Simeon Ateh Abi's refusal to grant the bail followed Ceesay's application for bail for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Defence Forces pay 1916 commemoration uniform bills from own funds | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Members of the Defence Forces
Defence Forces pay 1916 commemoration uniform bills from own funds
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Members of the Defence Forces attending 1916 ceremonial... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Michael Gove: in the clink and on the referendum brinkMichael Gove defends the prison reforms on Channel 4 News tonight and tries to
Michael Gove: in the clink and on the referendum brink
Channel 4 News / Posted 5 days ago
Michael Gove defends the prison reforms on Channel 4 News tonight and tries to sell them to inmates at The Mount prison outside Hemel Hempstead. He also says that the decision he takes on whether to back the PM on the EU will be one he will leave... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Staff shortage hits Wollongong courthouseRegion’s top judicial officer has labelled the situation “untenable”. A severe
Staff shortage hits Wollongong courthouse
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Region’s top judicial officer has labelled the situation “untenable”. A severe shortage of Corrective Services staff is threatening to bring trials at Wollongong courthouse to a standstill, in a situation the region’s top judicial officer has... Read more
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express
Prisoner SUING Government over rat bite claims A PRISONER is suing the Government after claiming he was bitten by a rat in h
Prisoner SUING Government over rat bite claims
express / Posted 5 days ago
A PRISONER is suing the Government after claiming he was bitten by a rat in his cell. The prisoner claims he is the first criminal at the prison to present with a rat bite The criminal, who is calling... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Spitter gets three months for violently lashing outA TOOWOOMBA man with a history of assaulting prison officers has had his curren
Spitter gets three months for violently lashing out
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
A TOOWOOMBA man with a history of assaulting prison officers has had his current sentenced increased after his latest violent attack while behind bars. Neil Reginald Johnson, 34, pleaded guilty in Ipswich District Court to serious assault stemming... Read more
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Queensland Times
Spitter gets three months for crimeA TOOWOOMBA man with a history of assaulting prison officers has had his curren
Spitter gets three months for crime
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
A TOOWOOMBA man with a history of assaulting prison officers has had his current sentenced increased after his latest violent attack while behind bars. Neil Reginald Johnson, 34, pleaded guilty in Ipswich District Court to serious assault stemming... Read more
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Herald Sun
Would you eat here?The horror that lives in the walls of Pentridge Prison. CRIMINALS could probab
Would you eat here?
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
The horror that lives in the walls of Pentridge Prison. CRIMINALS could probably hear the faint torturous screams of their inmates echoing through cold, crumbling prison walls as they were hung among the cells. Pentridge Prison, which closed in... Read more
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News.com.au
Properties raided in hunt for escaped killerJeffrey Ahwon, 19, escaped from Holtze Prison on Friday after staying in the lo
Properties raided in hunt for escaped killer
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Jeffrey Ahwon, 19, escaped from Holtze Prison on Friday after staying in the low-security workers’ cottages. PICTURE: Elise Derwin UPDATE: Police have raided several properties in Darwin and Palmerston as the search for escaped prisoner Jeffrey... Read more
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Perth Now
Lurking in the shadows: The horror behind the prison wallsThe horror that lives in the walls of Pentridge Prison. CRIMINALS could probab
Lurking in the shadows: The horror behind the prison walls
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
The horror that lives in the walls of Pentridge Prison. CRIMINALS could probably hear the faint torturous screams of their inmates echoing through cold, crumbling prison walls as they were hung among the cells. Pentridge Prison, which closed in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Lurking in the shadows: The horror behind the prison wallsThe horror that lives in the walls of Pentridge Prison. CRIMINALS could probab
Lurking in the shadows: The horror behind the prison walls
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The horror that lives in the walls of Pentridge Prison. CRIMINALS could probably hear the faint torturous screams of their inmates echoing through cold, crumbling prison walls as they were hung among the cells. Pentridge Prison, which closed in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Suspect in Mexico child rape case 'offered to pay $150 to babysit'Priest-in-training who tried to travel to Mexico to rape infants 'posted ad to
Suspect in Mexico child rape case 'offered to pay $150 to babysit'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Priest-in-training who tried to travel to Mexico to rape infants 'posted ad to Craigslist last year offering to pay $150 to babysit' Joel A. Wright was arrested last Friday in San Diego suspected of trying to travel to Mexico where he allegedly... Read more
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The Young Witness
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Western Advocate
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Kiama Independent
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Manning River Times
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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The North West Star
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Daily Liberal
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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The Border Mail
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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The Courier
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryNew figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female impri
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
New figures show that Western Australia has second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia. Only the Northern Territory locks up more women. WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports... Read more
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WA Today
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the countryWA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied
WA locking up women faster than any other state in the country
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
WA locks up women faster than any other state in the country. Photo: Supplied A new reports reveals Western Australia has the second highest rate of female imprisonment in Australia and a shocking rate of Aboriginal woman in jail - almost 13 times... Read more
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Perth Now
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rateWA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rate
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
WA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Western Australia is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Despite... Read more
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Weekly Times
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rateWA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rate
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
WA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Western Australia is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Despite... Read more
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Herald Sun
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rateWA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rate
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
WA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Western Australia is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Despite... Read more
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The Courier Mail
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rateWA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rate
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
WA is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Western Australia is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Despite... Read more
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News.com.au
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rate Western Australia is locking up more indigenous people than any other state i
WA has highest indigenous prisoners rate
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
Western Australia is locking up more indigenous people than any other state in Australia, new data shows. Despite WA having a smaller indigenous population than NSW and Queensland, there were 3635 prisoners... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas budget plan hits college, boosts officers, hospitalsKansas would give prison officers a pay raise, attempt to boost staffing at men
Kansas budget plan hits college, boosts officers, hospitals
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Kansas would give prison officers a pay raise, attempt to boost staffing at mental hospitals and grant lawmakers greater oversight of spending at the state’s largest university under a budget-balancing plan a legislative committee approved... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Two Tulsa Inmates On Fugitive List Arrested For Parole ViolationsThe Oklahoma Department of Corrections says two inmates who had disappeared whi
Two Tulsa Inmates On Fugitive List Arrested For Parole Violations
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 8 days ago
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says two inmates who had disappeared while out on parole are back in custody. The DOC says Tulsa Police, the Sheriff's office and U.S. Marshals arrested 31-year-old Timothy Stage and 37-year-old Joshua Shane... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Unions' actual work improves services but the Tories don't want you to see it“We needed to find savings of £9m a year,” Karen, a manager at Pennine Care in
Unions' actual work improves services but the Tories don't want you to see it
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
“We needed to find savings of £9m a year,” Karen, a manager at Pennine Care in Manchester, says. “But we had drawn up three different proposals and they had all been rejected by staff.” “And I want the union right there alongside me, working with me... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prisoner hid four phones up backsidePrisoner hides four mobile phones, four chargers and four SIM cards in his bott
Prisoner hid four phones up backside
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Prisoner hides four mobile phones, four chargers and four SIM cards in his bottom | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website A prisoner went to shocking lengths to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Prisoner hid four phones up backsideA prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM c
Prisoner hid four phones up backside
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
A prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM cards. Picture: ThinkStock A BRITISH prisoner has been caught with four mobile phones, four chargers and four SIM cards hidden up his bottom. Convicted robber Steven... Read more
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Perth Now
Prisoner hides four phones up bumA prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM c
Prisoner hides four phones up bum
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
A prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM cards. Picture: ThinkStock A BRITISH prisoner has been caught with four mobile phones, four chargers and four SIM cards hidden up his bottom. Convicted robber Steven... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Prisoner hides four phones up bumA prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM c
Prisoner hides four phones up bum
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
A prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM cards. Picture: ThinkStock A BRITISH prisoner has been caught with four mobile phones, four chargers and four SIM cards hidden up his bottom. Convicted robber Steven... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Prisoner hides four phones up bumA prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM c
Prisoner hides four phones up bum
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A prisoner went to shocking lengths to hide his four phones, chargers and SIM cards. Picture: ThinkStock A BRITISH prisoner has been caught with four mobile phones, four chargers and four SIM cards hidden up his bottom. Convicted robber Steven... Read more
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U TV
Maghaberry prison officer suspendedThe incident on Sunday 31 January has also been referred to the PSNI, according
Maghaberry prison officer suspended
U TV / Posted 9 days ago
The incident on Sunday 31 January has also been referred to the PSNI, according to the Northern Ireland Prison Service. Four prison officers were injured on Sunday at the high security facility and one female officer later received treatment for her... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Perth women's prison remains severely overcrowded: unionBandyup Women's Prison in Perth holding about 100 too many inmates, union says
Perth women's prison remains severely overcrowded: union
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Bandyup Women's Prison in Perth holding about 100 too many inmates, union says Photo: Bandyup Prison is the only facility in Perth which houses minimum, medium and maximum security women's prisoners. (Emma Groves) Bandyup Women's Prison remains... Read more
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