General

VIDEO – PRISONER’S HEAD GETS STUCK

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This prisoner in NE China gets his head stuck between the bars.  Apparently, the man was accused of driving while intoxicated.  The officers help extract the man from his dilemma.  It would have been interesting to see him poke his head through the bars to begin with and certainly hope the bars on the rest […]

IMMIGRATION

17 Florida Sheriffs and Immigration Officials Unveil New Partnership

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 – January 18, 2018 – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) along with 17 Florida Sheriff’s entered into a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) between Federal and County Governments to provide housing services to prevent the release of apprehended criminal aliens back into the community. According to the Press Release from ICE “Participating jurisdictions are considered […]

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Rockdale County GA Sheriff Reentry and Prevention Program – RRIPP

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  – Inmate Reentry, Intervention and Prevention Program -Rockdale Sheriff Offers Program to Aid Inmates and Benefit Community -Sheriff Eric Levett hopes that by providing services to inmates, both the inmate and the community will benefit.  Sheriff Levett has implemented the ROCKDALE REENTRY, INTERVENTION and PREVENTION PROGRAM (RRIPP) to provide much needed to inmates before […]

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Santa Barbara Jail Lawsuit Filed

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– Suit alleges “Inhumane and Unsanitary Conditions” -12/18/17 –A state-mandated criminal justice advocacy group, Disability Rights California has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Santa Barbara County Jail. The suit alleges that jail staff provided “unsanitary” and “inhumane” living conditions for inmates incarcerated in the facility. The suit also states that 10 people in the […]

Escape

Alabama Inmate Escapes Twice

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  -INMATE ESCAPES FROM SAME JAIL TWICE IN ONE YEAR- Lauderdale County Jail, Florence, Alabama – 12/17/2017 Not once, but twice this year, Christopher Kilpatrick has escaped from the Lauderdale County Detention Center in Florence, Alabama. In August of 2016, Kilpatrick was charged with the attempted murder of a Florence, Alabama police officer. He was […]

Escape

Coffee County Jail Escape

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– Painting Work Detail Leads to Escape – Coffee County Jail, Douglas, Georgia – Maybe Donald Davis didn’t want to paint the visiting judge’s Office at the Coffee County courthouse.  Maybe he was tired of waiting around in the Coffee County jail to answer to his pending charges.  Either way, Davis left his painting detail […]

Programs

Helping Veterans in Jail

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SHERIFFS LEND A HAND TO AMERICA’S VETERANS IN NEED – VETERANS GET SPECIAL JAIL HOUSING UNIT – -MILITARY VETERANS IN JAIL  –  Many Veterans find the transition from military life to civilian life challenging and even difficult.  Many of our veterans suffer from PTSD and other physical and mental issues.  Some of our veterans, too […]