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California may allow inmate firefighters with violent pasts

...enlarge the pool of inmates we look at, but it doesn't change the nature of the inmate that we put in camp," Corrections spokesman Bill Sessa told The Associated Press. "We still are not going to put an inmate in camp that has a violent attitude...
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Keeping inmates up to date

...Alaska inmates serving at the privately run Florence Correctional Center in Arizona also have LexisNexis access, Corrections spokesman Richard Schmitz said. Wednesday morning Wellard said Lemon Creek housed 166 men and 21 women - from people just...
Wasilla boy dies in Parks Highway traffic accident

...away from the Glenwood Center halfway house in Anchorage on July 10, said Bruce Richards, a state Department of Corrections spokesman. A warrant was issued for Knauss' arrest when he failed to return to the center after being let out on a pass...
Alaska Digest

...the feed, a combination of hay and green, leafy vegetables and vegetable trimmings, for the 100-head herd. Corrections spokesman Richard Schmitz said the farm had previously added bread to the mix without incident. But the seven cows apparently...
Scammers targeting classifieds customers

...Alaska Department of Corrections contracts with Dallas-based Securus Technologies for inmate phone services, corrections spokesman Richard Schmitz said. ? Contact Jeremy Hsieh at 523-2258 or e-mail
Paroled murderer sought in Anchorage woman's death

...killed in that manner and that circumstance, it brings up the hair on the back of one's neck." Department of Corrections spokesman Richard Schmitz said Wahl most recently was put on probation Dec. 3, but has repeated arrests for probation...

...state Department of Corrections. Rose Lake, 46, appears to have died of natural causes, said Department of Corrections spokesman Bruce Richards. Lake was arrested Saturday afternoon on a trespassing charge. She was intoxicated and was placed...
Jail murderer doesn't contest charge

...were about seven other people in the room who chose not to help Sage or call guards when the attack began, a corrections spokesman said at the time. Hensley set sentencing for Dec. 5.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Department of Correction and Arizona prison officials declined Friday to discuss the issues raised in the report. Corrections spokesman Pete Spivey said Corrections will file a response to the monitor's report in court next week. ``The department...
Alaska's jet mostly carries prisoners

...and include the cost of prisoner transportation officers accompanying the inmates. However, said Department of Corrections spokesman Richard Schmitz, commercial airlines flight availability is limited, as is the number of inmates allowed per...


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