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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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May 16, 2014
Release of man who brutally attacked Wash. cop blocked

Release of man who brutally attacked Wash. cop blocked

Gov. Jay Inslee has blocked the release of a man imprisoned for almost killing a Richland police officer 32 years ago - Full Story
May 15, 2014

Police scour Detroit for inmate who escaped from hospital

19-year-old Kenneth Hickman fled from his hospital bed when the officer who was assigned to him stepped out of the room - Full Story
May 14, 2014

County, hospital face lawsuit in teen's OD death at jail

In the face of a possible lawsuit, Santa Fe County is being circumspect about what it can say about an internal investigation into the apparent heroin overdose death of a teenager - Full Story
May 13, 2014

Miami inmate documents his trouble with bizarre tattoo

Gilberto Santiesteban Jr. decided to put his troubles behind him — literally - Full Story
May 12, 2014

CO could face charges in death of K-9 left in hot car

K-9 Ike died last month after he was left locked inside a hot sport utility vehicle for several hours - Full Story
May 09, 2014
90-year-old man gets 3 years for cocaine smuggling

90-year-old man gets 3 years for cocaine smuggling

An Indiana man whose age, white hair and folksy style helped conceal his role as a drug courier was sentenced Wednesday — his 90th birthday — to three years in federal prison - Full Story
May 09, 2014
Mass. prison officials push against inmate sex change request

Mass. prison officials push against inmate sex change request

Officials on Thursday made another push to overturn a court ruling that would force them to provide a taxpayer-funded sex-change operation to a murder convict - Full Story
May 08, 2014

'Cannibal cop' cooking meals for inmates, COs

'Cannibal cop' Gilberto Valle is cooking up a storm to 'kill time' in prison - Full Story
May 06, 2014

Calif. measure for nonviolent crime leniency gets big support

Voters will likely get to weigh in on whether Calif. should treat most nonviolent crimes as misdemeanors instead of felonies - Full Story
May 06, 2014
NY deputy loses battle with cancer

NY deputy loses battle with cancer

Deputy Carrie Merrick with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently lost her battle with cancer - Full Story



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