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California may allow inmate firefighters with violent pasts

...CalFire spokeswoman Janet Upton said her agency and corrections officials formed a committee this summer to consider how...last 10 years, according to data compiled by corrections officials and provided at the AP's request. Officials...
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Man gets 359 years in beating deaths of Anchorage couple

...authorities said.In June 2013, then-Alaska Atty. Gen. Michael Geraghty acknowledged that prosecutors, corrections officials and a sentencing judge erred in assessing Active's criminal history.
New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

...Mitchell, who was arrested June 12, resigned from her job but remains eligible for a pension, according to corrections officials and the state comptroller's office.Matt and Sweat cut through their adjoining cell walls over months, climbed...
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Alaska rejects legislation to prevent prison rape

...Elimination Act's rules. But both states have stopped short of agreeing to comply with the federal rules. Idaho corrections officials told the Justice Department last month that the state has created its own new rules that closely mirror - but...
Prosecutor details theater gunman's path to carnage

...found killers went to trial 74 times, and just three were found insane, according to Grant Duwe, a Minnesota corrections official who wrote the book "Mass Murder in the United States: A History."Holmes was arrested almost immediately...
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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...
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...


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