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Report criticizes Palmer inmate's punishment in segregation

...should not have put an inmate in segregation for two months for allegedly having heroin.Lord-Jenkins concluded corrections officials violated the inmate's constitutional right to due process by punishing him without proper evidence handling...
Alaska Supreme Court: Prisoner's rights violated

...Corrections violated a prisoner's rights when it sentenced him to 20 days of segregation.The court ruled Friday that corrections officials should have granted convicted killer Richard "Bart" DeRemer's requests during a disciplinary hearing, The...
Arbitrator: Guard should not have been fired

...reported Tuesday from documents it obtained.The Alaska Correctional Officers Association had appealed the firing.Corrections officials declined comment to the newspaper and didn't return messages from The Associated Press.Authorities said Keyes...
Corrections official says inmate calls recorded

...private phone calls between inmates and their attorneys have been inadvertently recorded, an Alaska Department of Corrections official said.An investigation of the recordings is underway, KTUU reported.DOC deputy director Sherrie Daigle said...
Recidivism by Alaska convicts declines

FAIRBANKS - Department of Corrections officials say fewer people released from Alaska prisons are committing crimes that return them to custody.Deputy Commissioner Ron Taylor...
AG: Mistake made in murder suspect's past case

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty acknowledged Thursday that prosecutors, corrections officials and a sentencing judge made a mistake in assessing the criminal history of murder suspect Jerry Andrew Active before he was sentenced...
Ketchikan inmates' paper cranes take flight

...Inmates have one thing in abundance: time. It's how they fill that time, Henderson said, that concerns corrections officials."They can be just as ingenious, if not more so, than people anywhere," he said. "One of the problems...
Inmates moved after nightlong disturbance

...Creek Correctional Center in Seward, according to corrections officials. Damage was limited to individual cells.The...disturbance, which began about 11 p.m. Monday, corrections officials said.Inmates yelled during the disturbance...
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

...officials in turn notified prosecutors, who sent copies of the case dismissal to state authorities, including corrections officials.Mosley's fiancee, Vernesia Gordon, said officials kept her from visiting Mosley after March 23, telling...
Woman dies after sexual assault in Anchorage

...on the day of the attack. Last week, Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty acknowledged that prosecutors, corrections officials and a sentencing judge erred in assessing his criminal history.A review determined that prosecutors mistakenly...


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