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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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February 12, 2014

Calif. inmate uses fire-extinguisher in escape attempt

Joseph Schabert managed to deploy the extinguisher while in handcuffs - Full Story
February 12, 2014

Calif. cop posed as inmate to record suspect in beating death

A Santa Ana detective testified Monday that she posed as an inmate, going undercover into the jail cell of a defendant in a high-profile beating case - Full Story
February 12, 2014
Tenn. man threatens to kill deputies with gun in leg cast

Tenn. man threatens to kill deputies with gun in leg cast

A man being booked into the Rutherford County Jail allegedly threatened jail staff with a gun concealed in a cast on his right foot - Full Story
February 10, 2014

Calif. gets 2 more years to cut prison numbers

Judges gave Calif. two more years to meet court-ordered prison population cap, the latest step in a long-running lawsuit aimed at improving inmate medical care - Full Story
February 09, 2014
Mich. prison escapee: 'It was simple'

Mich. prison escapee: 'It was simple'

Michael Elliot, who was discovered missing during an inmate count at the Ionia Correctional Facility, was arrested Monday, driving a stolen vehicle - Full Story
February 05, 2014

Police arrest Mich. fugitive sought since 1977

A woman who escaped from a Michigan prison nearly 37 years ago has been found living under an alias in San Diego - Full Story
February 03, 2014
Police: Mich. escaped prisoner captured in Ind.

Police: Mich. escaped prisoner captured in Ind.

Authorities were able to capture the suspect after he attempted to flee from a traffic stop - Full Story
February 01, 2014

Video: Mich. cop fired after cutting suspect’s hair

The 10-year veteran said she cut out the suspect's weave to prevent her from harming herself - Full Story
January 26, 2014

Family alleges Ohio execution unconstitutional, files suit

The lawsuit also alleges the drug maker that produced the medications illegally allowed them to be used for an execution and should be prohibited - Full Story

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