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Reports of excessive force by Edmonton Remand Centre staff investigated after hunger strike ends

Allegations of excessive force used by staff at the Edmonton Remand Centre are being looked into by Alberta Justice, according to a ministry spokesperson. They also confirmed a three-day hunger strike at the prison — which at one point involved 55 inmates — has ended. 311 more words

Canada

Study of inmate deaths reveal 'torturous' use of Tasers at prisons across the U.S.

COLUMBUS, OH – Corporal Matthew Stice pointed his Taser at Martini Smith’s bare chest.

Smith was 20 years old, pregnant and stripped nearly naked, standing in a cell in the Franklin County jail in Columbus, Ohio. 3,999 more words

World

Shediac jail inmates put up in trailers while main facility repaired after fire

Inmates at a New Brunswick jail where a fire broke out last month are temporarily being housed in trailers, while parts of the main building are being rebuilt. 201 more words

Canada

Shediac jail fire deemed accidental, caused by improper disposal of cigarette butts

Officials say a fire at the provincial jail in Shediac, N.B., last week was caused by cigarettes that were improperly put out.

The fire at the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre began in an area that does not house offenders and caused extensive damage to the five-year-old building. 424 more words

Canada

New Brunswick jail fire now out, offenders moved to another location

The fire at a jail in Shediac, N.B. is now out but excessive damage from smoke and water means that Southeast Regional Correctional Centre is no longer habitable. 276 more words

Canada

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Nova Scotia correctional facility remains in lockdown after dispute

Officials at a medium-security prison in Nova Scotia say a dispute involving more than a dozen inmates has been resolved, but that the facility remains in a lockdown. 131 more words

Crime