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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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July 20, 2014
Suspect in Wash. cop shooting dies at hospital

Suspect in Wash. cop shooting dies at hospital

During a routine check on Thursday, corrections deputies saw that James T. Sapp, 47, was attempting to kill himself - Full Story
July 20, 2014
Prison roof in Texas collapses, 19 inmates injured

Prison roof in Texas collapses, 19 inmates injured

Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured inmates to hospitals - Full Story
July 19, 2014

Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

May be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Hawaii sheriff's deputies recapture jail escapee

Sheriff's deputies, acting on a tip, recaptured an escaped inmate from the Maui Community Correctional Center Monday - Full Story
July 14, 2014

Wash. CO fires gun in hospital during inmate escape attempt

Prisoner was awaiting surgery on the eighth floor of the hospital when he attempted to escape - Full Story
July 14, 2014
US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

Revolving door complicates the task of screening for mental illness, managing medications, providing care and ensuring inmate safety - Full Story
June 27, 2014
Ariz. safety agency reviewing prison rape of teacher

Ariz. safety agency reviewing prison rape of teacher

The teacher was alone in the room with no guard nearby when a convicted rapist assaulted her - Full Story
June 26, 2014
Okla. death row inmates seek to halt executions

Okla. death row inmates seek to halt executions

Lawsuit seeks to halt any attempt to execute inmates using the state's current lethal injection protocols - Full Story
June 20, 2014

Audit seeks investigation of female inmate sterilizations

State auditors found 39 cases where female state prison inmates may not have understood they were submitting to medical procedures that would leave them sterile - Full Story
June 12, 2014

Video: Ind. woman plans lawsuit for strip search in jail

Floyd County Sheriff Darrell Mills said proper procedure was taken to prevent woman from harming herself - Full Story



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Corrections Columnists

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