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CBS Baltimore
Inmates Charged With Murder After Guard Killed In Prison UprisingFebruary 1, inmates at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna took c
CBS Baltimore / Posted 21 hours ago
February 1, inmates at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna took control of a building, taking four corrections department workers hostage. Correctional officer Steven Floyd was killed, and two others officers were... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County Council confirms new corrections directorRichardson, who retired. Councilman Todd Crandell, a Dundalk Republican, was ab
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Richardson, who retired. Councilman Todd Crandell, a Dundalk Republican, was absent. Watts, 52, joined the county’s corrections department in 1990 and rose from correctional officer to supervisory positions. She also served in the U.S.... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Inmate Walks Away From Post While Fighting Canyon Fire 2 in OrangeAn inmate who was assigned to help fight the Canyon Fire 2 in Orange County wal
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
An inmate who was assigned to help fight the Canyon Fire 2 in Orange County walked away from his post Sunday, corrections department officials said. Armando Castillo is shown in a photo released by the California Department of Corrections and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Parole denied to man serving time for 1995 Topeka murdermurder and firearm possession convictions, with sentences for those two crimes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
murder and firearm possession convictions, with sentences for those two crimes to run consecutively to the life sentence. Corrections department records show Griffin has 78 disciplinary violations since entering the state prison system... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KIVI Boise
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
California prisoners join crews, help battle wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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Mashable
California inmates battle wildfires for $1 an hourare all doing some form of conservation work every day that they are not on a f
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
are all doing some form of conservation work every day that they are not on a fire line," Bill Sessa, a spokesman for the corrections department, told CNN. "Every inmate we have right now is either on a fire line, on a rest period from being on a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They’re called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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News 8000
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KECI Missoula
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They're called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
California inmates help battle raging wildfiresand Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps,
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
and Rehabilitation jointly operates 43 adult conservation camps, or fire camps, throughout the state, according to the corrections department. They’re called conservation camps because that is part of their purpose: Inmates maintain hiking... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentShe says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when thei
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
She says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when their progress and behavior warrants. Corrections Department Director John Baldwin says the department is training officers to deal with a large number of mentally... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Union: Inmate assaults on officers up 51%in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME’s claim that misbehavior isn’t... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME’s claim that misbehavior isn’t... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Kiss during visit with inmate proved deadly and led to a federal caseunexpectedly,'' alone in his cell on June 2, 2016. At age 41, he was found dead
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
unexpectedly,'' alone in his cell on June 2, 2016. At age 41, he was found dead during a routine security check, the state Corrections Department said at the time. Further investigation revealed that Powell's girlfriend, during a privileged... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Prison-Inmate Assaults on Officers Up 51 Percent: Unionin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
UC Davis professor charged school almost $1,000 for limo trips, audit saysdid not know that state law prohibited most raffles. They had hosted one over t
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
did not know that state law prohibited most raffles. They had hosted one over the holidays the previous seven years. The corrections department plans to issue guidance to all of its employees by November to inform them about the ban on... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
The New Canaan News / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentin Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been ch
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
in Pontiac to the hospital last year, said the inmates responsible have been charged with battery in criminal court but Corrections department disciplinary infractions were dismissed. Baldwin denied AFSCME's claim that misbehavior isn't... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on Illinois jail guards up 51 percentShe says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when thei
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
She says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when their progress and behavior warrants. Corrections Department Director John Baldwin says the department is training officers to deal with a large number of mentally... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentShe says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when thei
The Register Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
She says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when their progress and behavior warrants. Corrections Department Director John Baldwin says the department is training officers to deal with a large number of mentally... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Union: Prison-inmate assaults on officers up 51 percentShe says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when thei
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
She says inmates are only transferred to lower-level security prisons when their progress and behavior warrants. Corrections Department Director John Baldwin says the department is training officers to deal with a large number of mentally... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Woman pleads guilty to leaving baby in hot carNEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 24-year-old Birmingham woman will
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 24-year-old Birmingham woman will spend the next two years in the community corrections department after she pleaded guilty to leaving a baby in a hot car while she shopped in an Alabaster shopping... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Woman pleads guilty to leaving baby in hot carNEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 24-year-old Birmingham woman will
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 24-year-old Birmingham woman will spend the next two years in the community corrections department after she pleaded guilty to leaving a baby in a hot car while she shopped in an Alabaster shopping... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa department says man serving life for murder has diedIowa (AP) - Authorities say a man serving a life term for murder has died at an
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man serving a life term for murder has died at an Iowa corrections facility. The Iowa Corrections Department says Robert Jean Robinson was pronounced dead a little before 1:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Iowa Medical... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Iowa department says man serving life for murder has diedIowa (AP) - Authorities say a man serving a life term for murder has died at an
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man serving a life term for murder has died at an Iowa corrections facility. The Iowa Corrections Department says Robert Jean Robinson was pronounced dead a little before 1:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Iowa Medical... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Criminal record? Horrible work history? Florida juvenile justice will still hire yousubordinate's complaint "was the fourth allegation of this nature in a year's t
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
subordinate's complaint "was the fourth allegation of this nature in a year's time, and that he might lose his job." The corrections department provided the Herald with records for two previous incidents: a five-day suspension in 2002 for... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
200 Female Inmates Are Fighting Fires in Californiacrews from other camps working on the Canyon Fire in Anaheim and also up in Nap
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
crews from other camps working on the Canyon Fire in Anaheim and also up in Napa," said Bill Sessa, a spokesman for the corrections department. "The crews from the Malibu camp are on standby and also have to provide back-up fire protection for... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
200 Female Inmates Are Fighting Fires in Californiacrews from other camps working on the Canyon Fire in Anaheim and also up in Nap
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
crews from other camps working on the Canyon Fire in Anaheim and also up in Napa," said Bill Sessa, a spokesman for the corrections department. "The crews from the Malibu camp are on standby and also have to provide back-up fire protection for... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Inmate listed as escaped from Fort Dodge work release siteFORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - An inmate has been listed as escaped from the state wor
KWWL Iowa / Posted 7 days ago
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - An inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Fort Dodge. The Iowa Corrections Department said in a news release Tuesday that 40-year-old Andrew Nielsen didn't report back to the facility Monday... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Inmate listed as escaped from Fort Dodge work release siteFORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - An inmate has been listed as escaped from the state wor
KTTC Rochester / Posted 7 days ago
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - An inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Fort Dodge. The Iowa Corrections Department said in a news release Tuesday that 40-year-old Andrew Nielsen didn't report back to the facility Monday... Read more
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