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Corrections

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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Court reverses decision on Ohio captain exonerated in murder case

Douglas Prade served nearly 15 years after being convicted in shooting death of his ex-wife. But a judge ruled in January 2013 that DNA test results excluded him as a suspect - Full Story

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Sheriff's office bans Arias defense aide from jail

Mitigation specialist Maria De La Rosa is banned from its jails because she recently took a drawing by Arias out of the jail - Full Story

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Holder endorses shorter prison terms for drug charges

Holder endorses shorter prison terms for drug charges

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug traffickers - Full Story

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NYC CO-inmate sex scandal triggers jail review

NYC CO-inmate sex scandal triggers jail review

Nancy Gonzalez claims she had sex with at least eight co-workers, including two supervisors, while on duty at the Metropolitan Detention Center in less than two years - Full Story

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Counties undermine Calif. prison reduction efforts

Counties undermine Calif. prison reduction efforts

Calif. counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated - Full Story

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Missing Fla. CO found dead in pond

Missing Fla. CO found dead in pond

The body of a missing corrections officer has been located in a retention pond across the street from the motel where he was last seen - Full Story

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Mich. freeway shooter gets up to 40 years

Mich. freeway shooter gets up to 40 years

Raulie Casteel, 44, was found guilty of terrorism after a crime spree that included shooting at two-dozen vehicles - Full Story

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Md. uses managed approach to making cellphone service in prisons “disappear” the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Md. uses managed approach to making cellphone service in prisons “disappear”

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services implemented a managed access project in downtown Baltimore in April 2013 - Full Story

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Fla. cop killer executed for pipe bomb death of trooper

Fla. cop killer executed for pipe bomb death of trooper

Suspect was condemned for the killing of Trooper Jimmy Fulford on Feb. 1, 1992, when the package exploded during a traffic stop - Full Story

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'Lifers' leaving prison at record numbers

Since Gov. Jerry Brown assumed office in January 2011, a record number of inmates with life sentences are winning parole - Full Story



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