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Corrections

The Corrections topic covers the duties performed by Sheriff’s Departments and other police agencies that straddle the line between patrolling the streets and guarding inmates in correctional facilities, county lock-ups, prisons, jails, and courthouses. The stories, tips and expert opinions in this section touch on all things related to barbed-wire fences, cells and people who’ve been convicted of crimes.
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Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

Gomez and his accomplices were arrested without a shot fired, after a months-long intelligence stakeout.

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Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

Gomez and his accomplices were arrested without a shot fired, after a months-long intelligence stakeout - Full Story

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States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

Lengthy questionnaire is the latest tool among the nation's court systems to try to predict the likelihood that an offender will commit a crime again - Full Story

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Transporter lift create safer way to transport high-risk inmates

The Mac's Prisoner Transport Lift allows officers to lift high risk offenders strapped into a restraint chair into the vehicle.

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Transporter lift create safer way to transport high-risk inmates

Transporter lift create safer way to transport high-risk inmates

The Mac's Prisoner Transport Lift allows officers to lift high risk offenders strapped into a restraint chair into the vehicle - Full Story

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Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates

Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates

Inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility - Full Story

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Calif. governor blocks parole for ex-Mexican Mafia chief

Brown said Enriquez has taken positive steps, but they were "outweighed by negative factors that demonstrate he remains unsuitable for parole" - Full Story

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Md. police liaison fired for Facebook post about COs

State employee's smart-alecky comment on Facebook about being "groped" by corrections officers has gotten him fired.

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Md. police liaison fired for Facebook post about COs

State employee's smart-alecky comment on Facebook about being "groped" by corrections officers has gotten him fired - Full Story

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Mexican Mafia killer turned LE darling is up for parole

Mexican Mafia killer turned LE darling is up for parole

Rene "Boxer" Enriquez is serving a life sentence for ordering the killing of one woman and for fatally shooting a man five times in the head - Full Story



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Corrections Columnists

Behind the Bars Behind the Bars
with John Stanley
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg