As Delco jail returns to county control, its new warden focuses on mental health and staff training

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After decades of operation by one of the largest private prison companies in the world, the Delaware County Jail returns […]

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Jussie Smollett will serve his sentence in Cook County Jail under protective custody

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Actor Jussie Smollett will serve his prison sentence in protective custody Judge James Linn approved a request submitted by Smollett’s […]

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Four sheriff’s deputies implicated in San Diego County jail death

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Omar Moreno Arroyo, who died in a San Diego County jail 2021 hours after his arrest, should never have been […]

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Dallas County Jail fails annual inspection for second straight year

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The Dallas County Jail failed to meet Texas minimum standards for acceptable prison conditions for the second year in a […]

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Chief Deputy Jarrett Walton announces his candidacy for Beltrami County Sheriff

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Beltrami County Deputy Chief Sheriff Jarrett Walton announced today that he will be running for the position of sheriff. Sheriff […]

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Monterey County Jail Extension Set to Open – Monterey Herald

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SALINAS — After more than a decade of planning, development and construction, the 576-bed extension to the Monterey County Jail […]

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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station confirms that the Vista Colorado Elementary School bomb threat investigation found no bombs. – ZachNews

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By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews): Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Colorado River Station (information): Needles, Calif.: The San Bernardino County […]

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Breaking the Cycle: State’s Attorney and Director Team Up to Unveil New Pre-Trial Recovery Program – The Dickinson Press

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Dickinson – The lack of substance abuse programs and resources in southwestern North Dakota has been widely acknowledged by various […]

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Ingham County Jail inmates will pay less to make phone calls

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LANSING, Mich. — Inmates at Ingham County Jail will pay less for phone calls under a newly approved contract. At […]

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LA County seeks to enforce COVID vaccination mandate in Sheriff’s Department – Pasadena Now

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva With Sheriff Alex Villanueva refusing to enforce the county’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate among his […]

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Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department Behavioral Health Officer

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OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (NBC 26) — Josh Hopkins doesn’t look like your typical cop, and that’s because he isn’t. He doesn’t […]

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Sheriff’s Department promotes commander to oversee beleaguered county jails

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SAN DIEGO- Less than a week after California’s state auditor released a scathing report into deaths in San Diego County’s […]

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State Auditor Releases Scathing Report on SD County Jail Deaths

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The California State Auditor Thursday released a sobering assessment of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s record of unusually frequent […]

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AG Bonta to Investigate Riverside Sheriff’s Department – Orange County Register

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In 2021, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RSD) deputies shot and killed more people than in any other year in its […]

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AG Bonta to investigate Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – ​​Daily Breeze

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In 2021, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RSD) deputies shot and killed more people than in any other year in its […]

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Genesee County Jail Project Could Start This Spring | Featured Story

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BATAVIA – Sheriff William Sheron Jr. said the county is moving forward with plans to build a new county jail […]

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Walz appoints Steele County Chief Assistant District Attorney as new Chambered Judge in Freeborn County – Albert Lea Tribune

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Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced this week the appointment of Steele County Chief Assistant District Attorney […]

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San Diego County supervisors will develop plans to address potential Sheriff’s Department shortage

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Deputies provide law enforcement in unincorporated areas of the county, as well as nine cities. SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. – […]

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Jeannette man accused of fighting with Sheriff’s Department warrant team has been sentenced to jail without bail

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A Jeannette man remains in custody without bail after telling members of the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department Warrants Squad that […]

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New Marion County jail welcomes inmates with Wi-Fi wristbands and tablets

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Update, January 17: The Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that it has completed the first phase of its transfer […]

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A woman gave birth alone in a Tarrant County Jail cell. Federal lawsuit says it’s the prison’s fault

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The woman was alone when she gave birth in a Tarrant County jail cell. And just 10 days later, her […]

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Birth of baby in Tarrant County jail leads to federal lawsuit

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Sheriff’s Department May Find Out What Led To The Death Of The Missouri Family – FOX 2

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St. Louis hospitals record record hospitalizations for COVID-19 for second day Entertainment / 16 hours ago Video Groundbreaking COVID Research […]

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Green-fingered volunteers wanted for Lancaster City Council tree-keeping program

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Representatives from Lancaster City Council and Tree Council, as well as local volunteers, at a tree planting event held to […]

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Landscaper recounts treatment in a restraint chair at Clayton County Jail

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Hill denied each of the allegations against him and pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. His lawyers asked […]

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Transfer of second GEI inmate to Jackson County jail ordered – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

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Judge orders state to transport guilty but insane inmate from county jail to mental health center Walker The second of […]

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Another report reveals deep racial disparities in sheriff’s department arrest data

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A long-awaited study of county sheriff’s department data found that people of color are arrested, searched and subjected to force […]

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Indiana Lt. Governor Crouch Discusses Clark County Jail’s Success With Inmate Programs | News

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CLARK COUNTY, Ind. (WDRB) – Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch visited the Clark County Jail on Wednesday to learn more […]

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Warden Heads Women’s Prison Flooded as DOC Seeks to Increase Diversity Among Leaders | News

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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – As the state’s Department of Corrections works to create a more diverse and inclusive management team […]

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Deputy warden promoted to head of Louisiana’s only state-run women’s prison

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BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY)–-A longtime state correctional officer has been promoted to the new director of the Louisiana Correctional Institute […]

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Chief Deputy, Washington County Sheriff’s Nominee Laitinen Steps Down – Still Seeking Nomination – WJHL

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Kingsport and Bristol TN school districts continue to battle COVID-19 cases and staffing shortages News / 2 hours ago Video […]

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Pasquotank Correctional Institution appoints new superintendent

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PASQUOTANK COUNTY, NC (WAVY) – Pasquotank Correctional Facility welcomes a new superintendent. On Monday, the Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice […]

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At trial, chief deputy and medical examiner give details of death by stun weapon

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SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — As the murder trial continues in the 2017 Washington County stun gun death of Eurie Martin, […]

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