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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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June 05, 2014

Mich. bill would allow strip searches for misdemeanors

A new bill would allow strip searches for those incarcerated on misdemeanor crimes, without probable cause - Full Story
June 04, 2014

Video: Fla. inmate slams officer to ground, pummels him

Corrections officer was attempting to move inmate for being disruptive when the incident occurred - Full Story
June 03, 2014
Task force to aid NYC's mentally ill inmates

Task force to aid NYC's mentally ill inmates

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new task force Monday to overhaul how NYC's corrections system treats the mentally ill - Full Story
June 01, 2014
Ky. studies private nursing homes for inmates

Ky. studies private nursing homes for inmates

67 inmates in the Kentucky State Reformatory's nursing care facility costs state taxpayers more than $4.4 million a year - Full Story
May 29, 2014
Judge orders halt to Ohio executions

Judge orders halt to Ohio executions

Executions on hold for 2 1/2 months after federal judge allowed more time for arguments over the state's new lethal injection procedures - Full Story
May 27, 2014

Supreme Court rules for death-row inmates with low IQ

Twelve years after barring execution of the mentally disabled, the Supreme Court on Tuesday prohibited states in borderline cases from relying on test scores to determine inmate eligibility - Full Story
May 24, 2014
Prison escapee crashes stolen car into cruiser, ending pursuit

Prison escapee crashes stolen car into cruiser, ending pursuit

Fabian Valentine, 37, overpowered a CO, stole his gun, and sped off in a vehicle before he was stopped by police - Full Story
May 24, 2014
Calif. judge: Convicted serial rapist to be released

Calif. judge: Convicted serial rapist to be released

With several severe restrictions that include 24-hour GPS monitoring, Hubbart will be allowed to rent a small house - Full Story
May 23, 2014

Corrections officer dies during training exercise

Chad Charles, 43, collapsed while training with the Michigan Department of Corrections emergency response team - Full Story
May 23, 2014
Tenn. brings back electric chair for executions

Tenn. brings back electric chair for executions

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law Thursday allowing the state to electrocute death row inmates in the event prisons are unable to obtain drugs - Full Story



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