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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Prison execs look at lockdown cellscrowded prisons, which house around 16,000 inmates, are equipped with 2,191 res
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
crowded prisons, which house around 16,000 inmates, are equipped with 2,191 restrictive housing beds, according to Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Department of Correction. Most of the remaining beds, known as general population beds,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
State addresses prision security concerns after recent incidentsincidents happened towards the end of September, where we had staff assaulted,”
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
incidents happened towards the end of September, where we had staff assaulted,” said Public Information Officer, Solomon Graves. Right now, there are nearly 300 correctional officer openings. “This is what it looks like, this is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3-part plan unveiled for safer state prisonsfor at least 22 hours a day. Asked whether Kelley planned to present the actio
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
for at least 22 hours a day. Asked whether Kelley planned to present the action plan to lawmakers today, prisons spokesman Solomon Graves said Kelley was not preparing a formal presentation, but that she would answer any questions from the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
EXCLUSIVE: Cell Phone Video Shows Moments after Prison Officers are Attackedchange you feel like you have no reason to live, man," says the prisoner. Arka
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 14 days ago
change you feel like you have no reason to live, man," says the prisoner. Arkansas Department of Correction Spokesperson Solomon Graves released the following statement regarding the use of force and training Correction Officers receive: "As the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas prison death leads to new charge against inmatein Malvern. Online prison records show Buyard returned to prison in June after
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
in Malvern. Online prison records show Buyard returned to prison in June after being paroled last year. Prison spokesman Solomon Graves said Buyard was transferred to the Tucker Unit on June 15. That month, he was given a "maximum" risk... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Inmate faces manslaughter charge in Arkansas prison deathprison for manslaughter. Prison records show Buyard completed stress managemen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
prison for manslaughter. Prison records show Buyard completed stress management and anger management courses last year. Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, said the prison system wouldn't comment on whether... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Address assaults, governor declaresVarner Unit, inmates barricaded themselves inside their barracks Thursday and h
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Varner Unit, inmates barricaded themselves inside their barracks Thursday and had to be removed using nonlethal force, said Solomon Graves, the spokesman for the Department of Correction. Several inmates were sent to hospitals for evaluation and... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Arkansas prison guard released from hospitalwhile an officer attacked at a separate facility remains hospitalized. Arkansa
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
while an officer attacked at a separate facility remains hospitalized. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves said Friday that a guard who suffered multiple lacerations after being attacked by several inmates at the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Three guards hurt in 2 prison attacksUnit, the state's highest-security prison, is about 45 miles to the southeast o
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Unit, the state's highest-security prison, is about 45 miles to the southeast of the Tucker lockups. Prison spokesman Solomon Graves said the attacks appear to be unrelated. No prisons were locked down as a result, he said. "Maintaining safe... Read more
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CTV News
Three Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at two prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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The Register Citizen
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
The Register Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonstreated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the in
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
treated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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The New Canaan News
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonsevaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the
The New Canaan News / Posted 20 days ago
evaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonsevaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
evaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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The Middletown Press
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonsevaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the
The Middletown Press / Posted 20 days ago
evaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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Darien News-Review
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonsevaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 days ago
evaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
3 Arkansas guards assaulted by inmates at 2 prisonsevaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
evaluated at an area hospital. The department did not release the names of the inmates or the guards. Department spokesman Solomon Graves said the two assaults appeared to be unrelated. It was not immediately clear what prompted the incidents. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pox at Arkansas prison leads to quarantine of nearly 300 inmatesinmates will have visitation privileges and group activities restricted during
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
inmates will have visitation privileges and group activities restricted during that time, agency spokesman Solomon Graves said. The prison will require all visitors to sign a notice acknowledging the presence of chickenpox at the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Nearly 300 Arkansas inmates quarantined after 5 cases of chicken pox suspected at prisoninmates will have visitation privileges and group activities restricted during
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
inmates will have visitation privileges and group activities restricted during that time, agency spokesman Solomon Graves said. The prison will require all visitors to sign a notice acknowledging the presence of chicken pox at the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Another Arkansas prison inmate dies; man treated for head injury is lockups’ 2nd fatality in weekfrom the Cummins Unit at Grady to a nearby hospital about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday "a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
from the Cummins Unit at Grady to a nearby hospital about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday "after an incident" at the prison, spokesman Solomon Graves said. The department had previously said it was unknown whether the inmate's head injury resulted from a fall... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Police investigating inmate's head injury at Arkansas prisonof a fall or an assault. The department says it and state police are conducting
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 29 days ago
of a fall or an assault. The department says it and state police are conducting investigations. Department Spokesman Solomon Graves says Walker was not assigned to the barracks at Cummins where three inmates were injured during a disturbance... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas prison inmate treated for injury to headTuesday morning for treatment of a head injury, according to the state Departme
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Tuesday morning for treatment of a head injury, according to the state Department of Correction. Agency spokesman Solomon Graves said James Walker, 34, was taken by ambulance from the Cummins Unit in Grady to a nearby hospital about 11:40... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State prison escapee found at N.C. motela ditch with a prison work crew near the Delta Regional Unit in Dermott on June
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
a ditch with a prison work crew near the Delta Regional Unit in Dermott on June 20 when he ran into a cornfield, said Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction. Woodward made his way to a gas station, where he... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Police investigating inmate's head injury at Arkansas prisonof a fall or an assault. The department says it and state police are conducting
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 29 days ago
of a fall or an assault. The department says it and state police are conducting investigations. Department Spokesman Solomon Graves says Walker was not assigned to the barracks at Cummins where three inmates were injured during a disturbance... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Cell phone videos show disturbance at prisonbut if we don't have to, that's we're calling you," the second person said. Ar
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 29 days ago
but if we don't have to, that's we're calling you," the second person said. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves said while he could not confirm the authenticity of the videos, officials are looking into the situation. "We... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas prison inmate hospitalized with head injury, agency saysTuesday morning for treatment of a head injury, according to the state Departme
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Tuesday morning for treatment of a head injury, according to the state Department of Correction. Agency spokesman Solomon Graves said James Walker, 34, was taken by ambulance from the Cummins Unit in Grady to a nearby hospital around 11:40... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailsFILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 29 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce said Tuesday, Sept.... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailsFILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman
Fremont Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce said Tuesday, Sept.... Read more
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Missoulian
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailsFILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman
Missoulian / Posted 29 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce said Tuesday, Sept.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Inmate recaptured 3 months after he fled while working outside Arkansas prison, authorities saymidnight Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service in Hendersonville, N.C., said Arka
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
midnight Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service in Hendersonville, N.C., said Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves. Woodward’s family is from North Carolina, Graves said. It was not immediately clear specifically where the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Man Says Cell Phone Video Shows Disturbance At Cummins Unitthe Arkansas Department of Corrections if they could verify these videos were t
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 30 days ago
the Arkansas Department of Corrections if they could verify these videos were taken from inside Cummins. ADC Spokesperson Solomon Graves responded with, "We are attempting to compare the video clips against available surveillance footage from the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Another melee injures 3 inmates, prison sayson their faces and heads, the three inmates were returned to the prison Friday,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
on their faces and heads, the three inmates were returned to the prison Friday, a spokesman said. Prison spokesman Solomon Graves said Friday morning that the incident did not appear to rise to the level of a riot. He declined to make... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
3 inmates injured no longer in hospitalprison have returned to the facility after being treated at area hospitals. Ar
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 1 months ago
prison have returned to the facility after being treated at area hospitals. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says the three inmates who were hospitalized after Thursday night's disturbance at the Cummins Unit in Grady... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 inmates injured no longer in hospitalprison have returned to the facility after being treated at area hospitals. Ar
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
prison have returned to the facility after being treated at area hospitals. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says the three inmates who were hospitalized after Thursday night's disturbance at the Cummins Unit in Grady... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prisonseries of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police.
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 1 months ago
series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says inmates broke windows and damaged surveillance equipment in a housing area Thursday night at the Cummins... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prisonseries of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police.
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 1 months ago
series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says inmates broke windows and damaged surveillance equipment in a housing area Thursday night at the Cummins... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prisonseries of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says inmates broke windows and damaged surveillance equipment in a housing area Thursday night at the Cummins... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Three inmates injured in disturbance at Arkansas prisoninmates were involved in breaking windows and damaging surveillance equipment w
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
inmates were involved in breaking windows and damaging surveillance equipment within the housing area/barracks," spokesman Solomon Graves wrote. "Correctional officers were able to regain control of the situation." The three inmates who were... Read more
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