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November 09, 2007

Fla. sheriff changes the way prisoners are transported

Shooting death of So. Florida deputy raises questions about officer safety during prisoner transport

By Brian Haas and Paula McMahon
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Related: Fla. shooting puts spotlight on inmate tranport policy
Prison inmate fatally shoots corrections officer 

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — The Broward Sheriff's Office on Thursday changed the way it transports prisoners after an inmate was accused of overpowering and killing a detention deputy.

Full story: Fla. sheriff changes the way prisoners are transported

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