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In Franklin County, Arkansas, and absconded, for willful and malicious perjury on the 29th of June, one Thomas H. Smith, who formerly lived near Greenwood, Sebastian County; runaway from there and went to Missouri and from there to Franklin County. 33 more words


French prison guards protest attacks by radicalized Muslim inmates

PARIS — Protesting guards blocked dozens of France’s 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervour. 677 more words


Oregon struggles to staff prisons as retirements balloon in 2018

With a staff of 4,700, the Oregon Department of Corrections is struggling to attract new employees as almost one-fifth of its workforce becomes retirement eligible in 2018. 29 more words

Statesman Journal

John Worboys and the Parole Board Dilemma

The Parole Board’s decision to release taxi-rapist John Worboys has generated both public outcry and a heated discussion over the competence of the Board to make determinations about dangerous criminals. 1,010 more words


Chris Hedges: The Torture of Solitary Confinement

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 21, 2018

Former inmate of New Jersey State Prison Ojore Lutalo and coordinator of the American Friends Service Committee’s Prison Watch Project Bonnie Kerness discuss solitary confinement in the United States.

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Escaped prisoners captured

We are informed that the prisoners who recently escaped from the Greenwood jail have been captured by the energetic Sheriff of Sebastian County, William A Porter.