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AUDIO: WA prisons awash with drugs. Gary Adshead spoke to Correctional Services Minister (8 April 2014) | 6PR

6PR 882 (8 April 2014).

An under cover police operation, code named Ulysses, has uncovered drug dealers have been targeting WA jails and using TAB accounts to launder money. 22 more words


AUDIO: Former WA inmate says that he could get any drug he wanted while inside prison | 6PR

6PR 882.

A former inmate from WA’s prison system says that he could get his hands on any drug he wanted while inside prison and the trade of drugs for tobacco and sex is huge. 24 more words


Portrait of a Washerwoman for the Union Army, around Richmond, VA, with a flag pinned to dress

Ambrotype photograph of an unidentified washerwoman for the Union Army, circa 1865, Richmond, Virginia.
Source: Photographic History Collection, Division of Information Technology and Communications, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Civil War

Coroner urges QLD police watch house training changes after death in custody (No strip search, drug overdose) | ABC News

A coroner who investigated a drug-related death in custody in Cairns has recommended changes to the way the city’s watch house officers are trained.

Nathan McGrath overdosed on methylamphetmaine in the Cairns police watch house in June 2012. 126 more words


Sheriff: Woman Brought Cocaine into Illinois Jail

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A Mississippi woman is facing charges for allegedly bringing cocaine into an Illinois county jail.

Kelsey Elizabeth Lewis is a 24-year-old woman from Vicksburg, Miss. 149 more words


RISK CASE STUDY: UK prisoner friends officer, gets home details, attempts drugs blackmail with threat of assault girlfriend | Yorkshire Evening Post

An inmate who tried to blackmail a prison officer at HMP Leeds into bringing cannabis into the jail has been sentenced to three years four months on top of his current jail term. 350 more words


Contraband (1980)

Many film fans likely know Lucio Fulci as a director of some of Italy’s goriest horror movies. Oddly enough, he started out directing comedies before hitting it big as a horror director, breaking out with 1979′s Zombie. 620 more words