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Officials investigating after drone flies over Ohio prison

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) – Officials say a drone flew over a northern Ohio prison while inmates were outside in the recreation yard.

A spokeswoman with the Mansfield Correctional Institution tells the News Journal, the drone flew over the state prison Wednesday afternoon. 115 more words


Suicide Spike Boosts Oversight Of California Women's Prison

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women’s prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase. 723 more words


Safety in Custody statistics show ministers must urgently get a grip on state of prisons - Jenny Chapman

Jenny Chapman MP, Labour’s Shadow Justice Minister, responding to the publication of the latest Safety in Custody statistics, said:

“These shocking figures reveal the true state of the crisis in prisons, with severe staff shortages preventing many from functioning safely. 120 more words


Vermont Inmates Voice Complaints About New Michigan Prison: No Windows, No Privacy, No Premium Movie Channel

BALDWIN, Mich. (AP) – Less than a month after Vermont’s out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, prisoner complaints range from limited TV programming to unattended medical concerns. 509 more words


U.S. Heroin Users Drive Afghanistan's Downfall

Running this blog and my career choice, I’ve gained numerous law enforcement sources who I value in obtaining up to the minute information with what is happening on the ground. 128 more words


California Political Nuances of back in 06 days

I actually support Gov. Jerry Brown of California he epitomizes the old school Democrat who is ashamed by the bureaucrats, messy financials,  subsidies, overcrowding, gridlock, These are personal demons to him  just as I would perspectivly think.

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Sandra Bland, after her death in Texas, USA

From daily The Guardian in Britain:

Sandra Bland’s death in police custody puts spotlight on Texas jail standards

More than 4,200 people in Texas have died in custody in the past decade, and…

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