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Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans

...and mistakes by the Alaska Department of Corrections. It finds that corrections...and about the practices of Department of Corrections. We have investigated the...wall of silence from the Department of Corrections. The department has repeatedly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-18/empire-editorial-alaskas-prison-syste
Opinion
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

...said Scott Mugrage, director of the Alaska Farm Bureau.The facility is operated by prisoners from the Alaska Department of Corrections. Mugrage said the business could be profitable if the state replaces the prisoners with industry professionals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/alaska-farmers-want-prison-run-slaughte
State
Report: Big problems in DOC

...problems within the Alaska Department of Corrections, and Gov. Bill Walker...of complaints against the Department of Corrections has been unprecedented in...kept confidential by the Department of Corrections, and the report is the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-16/report-big-problems-doc
State
Prison farm beds might be needed again to house prisoners

...additional capacity, and at that point the easiest solution would be sending inmates out of state."However, the Department of Corrections does not consider Point MacKenzie a closed facility. Spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle said the farm "remains fully...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-03/prison-farm-beds-might-be-needed-again-
State
Prison farm beds might be needed again to house prisoners

...additional capacity, and at that point the easiest solution would be sending inmates out of state."However, the Department of Corrections does not consider Point MacKenzie a closed facility. Spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle said the farm "remains fully...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-02/prison-farm-beds-might-be-needed-again-
State
California may allow inmate firefighters with violent pasts

...minimum-security inmates with no history of violent crimes can participate. Starting next year, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is proposing adding inmates convicted of violent offenses such as assaults and robberies...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-13/california-may-allow-inmate-
Nation and World
Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

...spokesman Alex Weintz said the Department of Corrections receives the drugs on the...to have 37 more days."Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton said...attorney general, that the Department of Corrections did not have the correct...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-01/oklahoma-delays-execution-dr
Nation and World
JPD seeks man with five warrants out for his arrest

...a false report case. Another is a no-bail warrant that names Guthrie as an "absconder" from the Alaska Department of Corrections' supervision.Sell said Guthrie is believed to be in Juneau, although he is from Ketchikan.JPD highlighted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-10/jpd-seeks-man-five-warrants-out-his-arr
Local
Center caters to people leaving prison

...by court order or judgment agreements.The main difference is halfway houses have contracts with the Alaska Department of Corrections. At Southside, tenants are responsible for $400 per month rent, which, at a minimum, includes dinner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-07/center-caters-people-leaving-prison
State
Department reports death at Fairbanks jail

...have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.The state Department of Corrections only said the death occurred around 3:40 a.m. Thursday at the Fairbanks Correctional Center, and that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/department-reports-death-fairbanks-jail
State

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