Tag: inmates

Justice Dept. Leaving Private Prison Business

Risks to safety and a decline in population were cited as reasons behind the policy switch

40 Guards Charged in Georgia Prison Corruption Scandal

Federal indictments were handed down for crimes linked to a drug trafficking ring

California May Allow Inmate Firefighters

Program makes inmates eligible for earlier parole, has higher pay

Lawsuit: Rikers Island Guards Raped, Beat Inmates

Female inmates allege repeated sexually assault, pregnancy by guards

KKK Prison Workers Charged With Murder Plot

Department of Corrections Secretary calls arrests "disquieting"

10 Killed in Texas Prison Bus Accident

Bus in collision with passing train

Prison health-care costs stabilize

After a decade of increases, prison health care spending is decreasing

Eric Holder: Allow Former Inmates to Vote

Nearly one in 13 African American adults could benefit from change

LA Sheriff Seeks to Replace Cells With Classrooms

Los Angeles County Sheriff envisions replacing Men's Central jail cells with classrooms.