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February 14, 2007

Growth spurt projected for nation's prisons

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON — Get-tough policies that lock up offenders... - Full Story
February 01, 2007

Leupold's New Tactical Prismatic Rifle Scope

By Sheppard W. Kelly Having recently attended Leupold's... - Full Story
February 01, 2007

Prisoners want higher salary for W.Va. prison guards

By TOM BREEN The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Prison guards in West Virginia have gained... - Full Story
February 01, 2007

Hand sanitizer found to pose abuse risk

The Associated Press BALTIMORE — Prison officials and poison control centers can add a new substance... - Full Story
January 28, 2007

Police say escapee took road paved with good intention

The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Jan. 27 (AP) — It has all the makings of a country song: an escaped... - Full Story
January 28, 2007

Federal judge blasts Philly jails as unconstitutional

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge ordered city jails to go back under court monitoring,... - Full Story
January 26, 2007

1 of 2 Okla. inmates recaptured after escape kills self in apparent jail suicide pact

By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press Writer TULSA, Okla.- One of two men who escaped from a prison... - Full Story
January 24, 2007

Supreme court ruling spotlights California prisons

By DAVID KRAVETS Associated Press Writer The U.S. Supreme Court's decision striking down California's... - Full Story
January 23, 2007

Attempted-murder suspect escapes from N.O. prison

By Laura Maggi, Staff writer Times-Picayune An inmate in Orleans Parish Prison on an attempted-murder... - Full Story
January 23, 2007

Handcuffed suspect wounds LAPD veteran with gun hidden in pants

Editor's Note — When you search your prisoner for weapons, instruments of escape, and other contraband,... - Full Story

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