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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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US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

Revolving door complicates the task of screening for mental illness, managing medications, providing care and ensuring inmate safety - Full Story

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Ariz. safety agency reviewing prison rape of teacher

Ariz. safety agency reviewing prison rape of teacher

The teacher was alone in the room with no guard nearby when a convicted rapist assaulted her - Full Story

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Okla. death row inmates seek to halt executions

Okla. death row inmates seek to halt executions

Lawsuit seeks to halt any attempt to execute inmates using the state's current lethal injection protocols - Full Story

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Audit seeks investigation of female inmate sterilizations

State auditors found 39 cases where female state prison inmates may not have understood they were submitting to medical procedures that would leave them sterile - Full Story

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Ind. woman plans lawsuit in strip search incident at jail

Floyd County Sheriff Darrell Mills said proper procedure was taken to prevent Gentry from harming herself.

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Video: Ind. woman plans lawsuit for strip search in jail

Floyd County Sheriff Darrell Mills said proper procedure was taken to prevent woman from harming herself - Full Story

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Prison escapee stabs Pa. cop, steals cruiser

The brunt of the stab was taken by the officer's body armor.

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Prison escapee stabs Pa. cop, steals cruiser

The brunt of the stab was taken by the officer's body armor - Full Story

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Police: Pa. jail releases wrong inmate

Woman is accused of taking advantage of county jail guards who apparently were confused by her similar-sounding name - Full Story

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Police arrest ex-con in brutal NY stabbing of children

Police arrest ex-con in brutal NY stabbing of children

Recently released convict was charged in the stabbing death of a 6-year-old boy and critical wounding of a 7-year-old girl in an elevator - Full Story



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