OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A former district attorney is asking a judge to keep him out of prison and allow him to serve his 10-month prison sentence on perjury and ethics charges in a community corrections program.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Corrections Secretary John Wetzel will soon leave the job he's held for more than a decade and be replaced by a top administrator at the agency, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two inmates have been reported missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln.
Marcina Norris did not return to the facility Friday after leaving her job at an office building in downtown Lincoln, according to a news release.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old inmate is missing from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln.
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said that Lucas Hoffman did not return to the center Friday evening after a work assignment in the community.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware inmate who escaped from a prison work crew last week has been found in New Jersey, officials said.
Philip Jester, 31, left a Plummer Community Corrections Center work crew that was assigned to the Riverview Cemetery in Wilmington on July 30, the Department of Correction said in a news release.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak at a Big Island jail is growing as state officials say a reluctance to get vaccinated is driving the spread.
The state Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday that the outbreak at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center has grown to 77 inmates and nine staff members, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The state Department of Corrections should collect and analyze more data to compare the effectiveness of state and private prisons, to more efficiently place and transfer inmates among facilities and to ensure offenders are matched with the appropriate community corrections services to help reduce their likelihood of re-offending, two state audits recommended...