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Barton street jail to assemble specialized search team

A coroner’s inquest examining eight inmate deaths at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre has learned that the institution will be cracking down on the flow of contraband drugs through the use of specially assigned officers. 355 more words

Canada

The Quines Of Crime: A Review Of Claire MacLeary's Burnout...

When writing in any genre, new writers in particular have a balance to try to get right. They want to introduce something fresh while still making the writing recognisable to regular readers who expect certain tropes and conceits from their fiction. 758 more words

Books

Barton Street jail inquest highlights gaps in 'code white' training

Testimony at a coroner’s inquest has revealed an emergency response device was used during a “code white” event at the Barton Street jail, without training. 528 more words

Canada

Contraband search protocols examined at Barton Street jail inquest

A case-by-case examination of eight inmate deaths at the Barton Street jail continued at a coroner’s inquest on Wednesday, with testimony from Sgt. Jeffery White about the flow of contraband drugs and how correctional staff go about looking for them. 515 more words

Canada

Drug package including 'shatter' seized at Atlantic Institution in New Brunswick

A package of drugs that included a marijuana concentrate known as shatter has been seized at the federal Atlantic Institution prison in New Brunswick.

A news release from the jail says the contraband seized included just over 27 grams of the potent form of cannabis, which sometimes looks like a sheet of maple syrup or thin toffee on wax paper. 99 more words

Crime

Trump signs off on memo to send National Guard to southern border

TRUMP SIGNS OFF ON MEMO TO SEND NATIONAL GUARD TO SOUTHERN BORDER

ㅤ”President Trump signed a proclamation late Wednesday ordering National Guard troops be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border to address a ‘surge of illegal activity.’ 80 more words

Politics