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.
In a recent case, Albert Florence claimed jail officials had violated his rights by subjecting him to a strip search. He argued that, as a person arrested for a minor offense, he should not have been required to strip. - Full Story