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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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After arrests, focus turns to how 3 men escaped from Calif. jail

After arrests, focus turns to how 3 men escaped from Calif. jail

Authorities were interviewing the inmates, hoping to fill the many holes about the escape and their week on the run - Full Story

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Gang members arrested in Calif. jail break probe, manhunt continues for inmates

Sheriff’s officials have turned their attention to the local Vietnamese community in recent days - Full Story

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Wash. bill targets credibility of informants' testimony

Wash. bill targets credibility of informants' testimony

Incriminating testimony from incentivized informants factored in 16 percent of 337 convictions overturned by DNA evidence - Full Story

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1 of escaped Calif. inmates ordered to deport in 1998

The case is one of thousands involving criminal immigrants who federal authorities want to deport but haven't been able to - Full Story

Columns

What we learned from California's Prop 47 in 2015 Harriet Fox - The CO's Corner

What we learned from California's Prop 47 in 2015

It will be several years before the full effects of Prop 47 are seen, but 2015 offers a good glimpse into the ramifications - Full Story

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Tenn. cop killer serving life sentence mistakenly placed in low-security prison

That marks the second time in two years the felon was placed in a lower security level prison by mistake - Full Story

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40 Colo. sheriffs oppose Guantanamo detainee transfer

The sheriffs argued that Colorado would be in danger if the Pentagon sends detainees to prisons in the state - Full Story

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Authorities catch man who escaped Ohio prison in '78

The fugitive escaped from a state prison by sawing through prison bars and cutting through a fence - Full Story



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Corrections Columnists

Behind the Bars Behind the Bars
with John Stanley
Klugie's Correctional Corner Klugie's Correctional Corner
with Gary T. Klugiewicz
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