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911 caller says sheriffs failed to act on reports of suspicious activity

A man saw what he thought was a crime about to happen and called 911. But when sheriffs came, he says they did nothing.

Bob Lipske was in Kakaako when he saw someone going to several parked cars, trying to open the doors and windows. 524 more words


DPS: Email Scam Reported In Blue Earth

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in southern Minnesota are warning residents about an email scam.

The Blue Earth Police Department has received reports of residents getting an email from the Department of Motor Vehicles asking the recipient to pay a traffic violation citation. 66 more words


Governor weighs in on problem of state workers abusing sick leave

Editor’s Note: We’ve updated this post with numbers provided by the Honolulu Police Department.

We first told you Thursday that hundreds of corrections officers called in sick on the day of the NFL’s annual championship game. 425 more words


Hundreds of corrections officers call in sick during NFL championship game

Hundreds of corrections officers called in sick on the day of the NFL’s annual championship game.

It’s an issue we’ve been tracking for years. Too much sick leave translates into overtime pay to make sure the prison’s maintain minimum staffing requirements. 198 more words


Four sites selected as prospective locations for new OCCC

The Hawaii Department of Public Safety has identified four sites from an original list of 11 that could potentially house a new Oahu Community Correctional Center. 345 more words


State shares OCCC redevelopment plans with community

Where’s the best place to put Hawaii’s largest jail?

That’s one of the big questions weighing on the Department of Public Safety.

It held an open house in Aiea Monday night to discuss 11 potential sites, and at least one lawmaker thinks there should be more options. 486 more words


Recruitment opens for adult corrections officers on Maui

The Department of Public Safety is looking for adult corrections officers to work at Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) in Wailuku.

View the full job posting here. 40 more words