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AllAfrica.com
Home Is Where the Heart Isto go. "At the time of my conviction I was one and a half month pregnant with
Home Is Where the Heart Is
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
to go. "At the time of my conviction I was one and a half month pregnant with my boyfriend's child. Among other benefits, prison officers did not allow me to carry out heavy chores from the time I was five months pregnant," she narrated Murombo... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Man sodomises fellow prisoner, gets 18yrswas sodomising him and confronted the assailant who begged him not to report th
Man sodomises fellow prisoner, gets 18yrs
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 hours ago
was sodomising him and confronted the assailant who begged him not to report the matter. The court was further told that the complainant started crying and told prison officers who were on duty about the abuse, leading to the arrest of T... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Five inmates taken to hospital after riot at Susanville prisonOfficials at High Desert State Prison near Susanville are investigating a riot
Five inmates taken to hospital after riot at Susanville prison
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 hours ago
Officials at High Desert State Prison near Susanville are investigating a riot that occurred Friday involving approximately 65 inmates. The riot was quelled, and five inmates were taken to outside hospitals, according to a California Department of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prison is supposed to be a punishment and a deterrent - so stop the treatshas been slashed from the correctional budget. In 2013 alone 2,500 prison staf
Prison is supposed to be a punishment and a deterrent - so stop the treats
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
has been slashed from the correctional budget. In 2013 alone 2,500 prison staff lost their jobs. Every day up to nine prison officers are assaulted. And in most prisons there is now just one officer to every six prisoners which means the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jury in prisoner death inquest recommends Cloverhill Prison staffing reviewMeath was being held at Cloverhill Prison over the killing of his wife Aleksand
Jury in prisoner death inquest recommends Cloverhill Prison staffing review
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Meath was being held at Cloverhill Prison over the killing of his wife Aleksandra Sarzynski. He used a razor he hid from prison officers to inflict cuts to his arms that resulted in his bleeding to death. Known to staff as Daniel, Mr Sarzynski... Read more
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International Business Times
Bungling prisoner back behind bars as evidence of razor blade attack found in former cell being found guilty of the wounding. His punishment comes after the House of Co
Bungling prisoner back behind bars as evidence of razor blade attack found in former cell
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
being found guilty of the wounding. His punishment comes after the House of Commons Justice Committee said in May that prison officers had lost control of inmates and riot squads were required to quell the mayhem. There were more than 20,000... Read more
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International Business Times
Prison Fight Club TV: Inmates make mockery of guards by uploading 'disgraceful' fights to Facebook report this month revealed prisons across England and Wales had suffered a "rap
Prison Fight Club TV: Inmates make mockery of guards by uploading 'disgraceful' fights to Facebook
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
report this month revealed prisons across England and Wales had suffered a "rapid deterioration" in disorder. It said prison officers had lost control of inmates to such an extent, riot squads were being called into jails on average once a... Read more
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express
Theresa May runs rule over Sharia courtsof Sharia law, which is a source of guidance for many Muslims in the UK.” In A
Theresa May runs rule over Sharia courts
express / Posted 2 days ago
of Sharia law, which is a source of guidance for many Muslims in the UK.” In April it was revealed that an entire block at Leicestershire’s Gartree Prison had become a “no go area” for prison officers after some Muslim inmates imposed Shar... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
10 people hospitalised after taking 'super-strength' legal high in Winchesterprison, claiming the drugs were being used as currency. The epidemic at the Ro
10 people hospitalised after taking 'super-strength' legal high in Winchester
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
prison, claiming the drugs were being used as currency. The epidemic at the Romsey Road jailhouse was revealed after the Prison Officers Association warned that the problem of new psychoactive substances readily available and used by prisoners... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Prison detainee jailed for slashing prisoner with razor bladestaff found the blade stashed behind a plug socket in his old cell. Mohammed w
Birmingham Prison detainee jailed for slashing prisoner with razor blade
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
staff found the blade stashed behind a plug socket in his old cell. Mohammed was picked out at an identity parade after prison officers exposed his alibi – that he was playing table tennis when the attack happened – as a lie. Birmingham Prison... Read more
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Daily Star
Dalek dining: McDonald's and KFC to use drones and robots as staff instead of humansrolled out across the country if it proves successful.Related Articles KFC pro
Dalek dining: McDonald's and KFC to use drones and robots as staff instead of humans
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
rolled out across the country if it proves successful.Related Articles KFC probe after fast food restaurant serves up POO Prison officers capture drug-smuggling drone at Pentonville prison Drones BANNED over London during Barack Obama visit after... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Police warning for traders as 'legal highs' ban comes into forcethat appear on the market illegal quicker than ever before, with those convicte
Police warning for traders as 'legal highs' ban comes into force
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
that appear on the market illegal quicker than ever before, with those convicted of supply facing up to seven years in prison. Officers are visiting all known sellers of legal highs in Surrey to make them aware of the new legislation and the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Serial prisoner complainer died from brain tumour inquest hearsraising the same issues" via prison complaint forms. This included dissatisfac
Serial prisoner complainer died from brain tumour inquest hears
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
raising the same issues" via prison complaint forms. This included dissatisfaction with "tasteless" canteen food and prison officers opening his post. He also took umbrage at being moved to different prisons and in February 2013, the Daily... Read more
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Daily Star
Shocking clip filmed on smuggled mobiles shows prisoners scrapping with each otherthe use of illegal drugs. The clips, filmed in prisons across England and Wale
Shocking clip filmed on smuggled mobiles shows prisoners scrapping with each other
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
the use of illegal drugs. The clips, filmed in prisons across England and Wales, also show brutal assaults, forcing the Prison Officers' Association (POA) to call for the Government to take urgent action and stop the use of banned phones in... Read more
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express
Inmates in British prisons film each other FIGHTING on smuggled mobile phonesfootage filmed on illegally smuggled mobile phones shows inmates violently beat
Inmates in British prisons film each other FIGHTING on smuggled mobile phones
express / Posted 2 days ago
footage filmed on illegally smuggled mobile phones shows inmates violently beating each other inside British prisons. Prison officers have condemned a Facebook channel dedicated to posting the clips, which show fight club-style boxing matches... Read more
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International Business Times
Data breach reportedly leaks details of 'every prison officer' in Northern Ireland working in the region - alongside an undisclosed number of civil servants and c
Data breach reportedly leaks details of 'every prison officer' in Northern Ireland
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
working in the region - alongside an undisclosed number of civil servants and contractors. Finlay Spratt, chairman of the Prison Officers Association, said: "I can confirm that every prison officer in the Northern Ireland prison service, as well... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British prisoners are sharing videos of Fight Club-style bouts on Facebookmatches. The clips also show violent assaults and inmates screaming in pain -
British prisoners are sharing videos of Fight Club-style bouts on Facebook
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
matches. The clips also show violent assaults and inmates screaming in pain - but no apparent intervention being made by prison officers. In one of the videos a young almost naked prisoner dances for 'his fix of spice' - a banned legal high... Read more
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International Business Times
HMP Wandsworth: The challenges of providing healthcare in the UK's biggest prison complex case meetings are also essential. They involve mental health staff disc
HMP Wandsworth: The challenges of providing healthcare in the UK's biggest prison
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
complex case meetings are also essential. They involve mental health staff discussing 'difficult' prisoners with prison officers and identifying those at risk of self-harm. An important obstacle to treating patients - mental health... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Prisoners accuse guards of beating inmate in secluded ‘boom-boom room’RIGHT TO BE SAFE, EVEN IF YOU’RE IN PRISON. - Mimi O’Brien, the mother of an in
Prisoners accuse guards of beating inmate in secluded ‘boom-boom room’
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
RIGHT TO BE SAFE, EVEN IF YOU’RE IN PRISON. - Mimi O’Brien, the mother of an inmate who she says was beaten and kicked by prison officers O’Brien’s son, who has been in prison for drug offenses since last year, was in the restroom on Feb. 29 when... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA government accused of prison overspendingthe recruitment of prison guards. It has emerged that an external contractor h
WA government accused of prison overspending
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
the recruitment of prison guards. It has emerged that an external contractor had been brought in to quickly recruit 260 prison officers to cope with a 13 per cent-plus jump in WA's prison population in the last year from 5490 to 6228 this... Read more
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The News & Observer
Prisoners accuse guards of beating inmate in secluded ‘boom-boom room’right to be safe, even if you’re in prison. Mimi O’Brien, the mother of an inm
Prisoners accuse guards of beating inmate in secluded ‘boom-boom room’
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
right to be safe, even if you’re in prison. Mimi O’Brien, the mother of an inmate who she says was beaten and kicked by prison officers O’Brien’s son, who has been in prison for drug offenses since last year, was in the restroom on Feb. 29 when... Read more
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The News & Observer
Inmate, 65, hospitalized after he says officers beat him without causehandcuffed inmate who fellow prisoners say was presenting no threat. Sesay’s o
Inmate, 65, hospitalized after he says officers beat him without cause
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
handcuffed inmate who fellow prisoners say was presenting no threat. Sesay’s ordeal began shortly before 2 a.m., after prison officers woke him up and asked him to take a drug test. State prison officials say Sesay refused and became... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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The Young Witness
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
260 new prison officers urgently sought for WA jails as numbers escalate An external contractor has been awarded a contract worth
260 new prison officers urgently sought for WA jails
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
as numbers escalate An external contractor has been awarded a contract worth nearly $700,000 to quickly recruit 260 prison officers to cope with rising West Australian prisoner numbers, it has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Manhunt Launched As Inmate Escapes Prisonon February 17 this year on house breaking and theft charges and was to be rele
Manhunt Launched As Inmate Escapes Prison
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
on February 17 this year on house breaking and theft charges and was to be released on 16 February 2017. Mhlanga said prison officers were deployed for a search after they noticed that Mutumbu was absent but failed to locate him. "We are... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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The Courier
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
18 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
18 related stories
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The Young Witness
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
18 related stories
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Western Advocate
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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The North West Star
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in prison escape plot
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mombasa Speaker, MCA and 15 Others Arrested in Cord Demosgathered at Uhuru Gardens from 9am only to find more than 100 armed officers fr
Mombasa Speaker, MCA and 15 Others Arrested in Cord Demos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
gathered at Uhuru Gardens from 9am only to find more than 100 armed officers from the regular, Administration Police and Prison officers waiting. A motorist is caught up in tear gas smoke along Moi Avenue in Mombasa on May 23, 2016 as police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Protests Turn Deadlyto the Law Courts off the Migori-Kisii highway. Regional police boss David Kir
Electoral Protests Turn Deadly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to the Law Courts off the Migori-Kisii highway. Regional police boss David Kirui explained: "It was at this juncture that prison officers pulled out their guns and fired at the victims, some of whom were behaving in a manner likely to suggest that... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotof their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence.
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
of their secure accommodation unit to reach the six-metre high perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotto break out of their secure accommodaion unit to reach the perimeter fence. C
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
to break out of their secure accommodaion unit to reach the perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plotto break out of their secure accommodaion unit to reach the perimeter fence. C
Bedsheet rope found in Nowra prison escape plot
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
to break out of their secure accommodaion unit to reach the perimeter fence. Corrections Minister David Elliott praised prison officers for their “prompt and effective actions” in foiling the escape bid. “The safety of our community depends on... Read more
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Harrow Times
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staff
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staffing levels are kept under review and 2,830 prison officers have been recruited nationally since January last year - a net increase of 530. A spokeswoman for the... Read more
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This is West Country
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staff
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staffing levels are kept under review and 2,830 prison officers have been recruited nationally since January last year - a net increase of 530. A spokeswoman for the... Read more
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Gazette News
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staff
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staffing levels are kept under review and 2,830 prison officers have been recruited nationally since January last year - a net increase of 530. A spokeswoman for the... Read more
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Bolton News
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staff
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staffing levels are kept under review and 2,830 prison officers have been recruited nationally since January last year - a net increase of 530. A spokeswoman for the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staff
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staffing levels are kept under review and 2,830 prison officers have been recruited nationally since January last year - a net increase of 530. A spokeswoman for the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staff
Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
- the highest level for more than 10 years. The Ministry of Justice said staffing levels are kept under review and 2,830 prison officers have been recruited nationally since January last year - a net increase of 530. A spokeswoman for the... Read more
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