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Public safety director suggests building new prison to ease overcrowding

There’s a new idea to deal with overcrowding at Oahu Community Correctional Center.

Instead of building a new jail to house pre-trial inmates, the head of Hawaii’s public safety department raised the idea of moving them to Halawa Correctional Facility and building a new prison for those already convicted instead. 377 more words

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Arizona DPS searching for missing man after truck abanonded on U.S. 93 - ABC15 

SELIGMAN, AZ – The Arizona Department of Public Safety is searching for a missing man with mental health issues.

Jonathan Richard Hemer was last seen Thursday night in Seligman.

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DPS exhibits recruitment experiences for 'Austin Museum Day'

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As part of Austin Museum Day, the Texas Department of Public Safety is holding a free exhibit at their headquarters Sunday afternoon. 125 more words

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DWI Arrests Decrease In Minnesota For 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The number of arrests for drunk driving is down in Minnesota for 2015, according to the Department of Public Safety.

In 2015, DPS said 25,027 DWI arrests were made. 94 more words

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Pension Problems: More Than 1/2 Of Denver Police Retirees Paid Incorrectly

By Brian Maass

DENVER (CBS4) – CBS4 has learned that a review of monthly pension payments to older Denver Police Department retirees shows that well over half have been paid incorrectly, and may have been receiving overpayments or underpayments for years. 639 more words

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Inmate dies while in custody at OCCC

An inmate died while in custody this weekend at Oahu Community Correctional Center.

Public Safety officials say an inmate started having trouble breathing at around 5:50 a.m. 98 more words

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State's Withholding Of Professional Licenses Examined

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AUSTIN (AP) — Court records show the Texas Department of Public Safety has denied professional licenses to people accused of something as little as stealing socks or sleeping in an abandoned house while homeless. 366 more words

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