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November 05, 2006

Maine: State prison reviews security following escape attempt

By Leanne M. Robicheau, Staff Writer Bangor Daily News WARREN- A high-profile escape attempt at the Maine... - Full Story
October 27, 2006

Maine: Tip helped foil prison hostage plan

'The safety was off and she was ready to go'CERTOps Priority Tactical Tips: Increase your intelligent... - Full Story
October 26, 2006

Maine police foil apparent gun smuggling attempt

The Associated Press WARREN- A woman who hoped to slip a loaded handgun to an inmate at the Maine State... - Full Story
October 26, 2006

Ariz. sheriff might require English classes for inmates

By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press Writer PHOENIX- An Arizona sheriff known for his tough jail policies... - Full Story
October 24, 2006

W.Va. corrections officer held in beating deaths of wife, stepdaughter

By TOM BREEN Associated Press Writer SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va.- A state corrections officer is suspected... - Full Story
October 23, 2006

Calif. to spend $51 million to send inmates out of state

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press Writer SACRAMENTO, Calif.- California will begin shipping thousands... - Full Story
October 13, 2006

Former Baltimore correctional officer convicted in inmate beating death

By BRIAN WITTE Associated Press Writer BALTIMORE- A former correctional officer was conficted Thursday... - Full Story
October 12, 2006

Too few guards at Texas jail where 6 inmates escaped

The Associated Press LA VILLA, Texas- There were too few guards and too many beds at a privately run... - Full Story
October 08, 2006

Emergency measures planned to tackle prison overcrowding, British government says

The Associated Press LONDON- British Home Secretary John Reid is considering transferring some prisoners... - Full Story
October 05, 2006

N.J. female inmates more likely to be sexually abused by other inmates than males are

By Beth DeFalco Associated Press Writer TRENTON, N.J.— Women inmates in New Jersey's prisons are twice... - Full Story

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