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D.C. Authorities: Inmate Found Dead at Central Cell Block

D.C. authorities say they are investigating the weekend death of an inmate in the District’s central cell block.


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Corrections Officers Take Plunge for Charity in Md.

Department of Corrections officers in Prince George’s County are taking the plunge to benefit schoolchildren.


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NC Probation Officer Indicted On Rights Charges

Federal officials say a probation officer with the North Carolina Department of Corrections has been indicted on civil rights charges for coercing a probationer he was supervising into sexual acts.


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Two Attorneys Challenge Virginia Lethal Injection Practice

Two Alexandria lawyers claim Virginia’s lethal injection practices are illegal; that the Department of Corrections is practicing medicine without a license.



Prince George’s County Police Investigate Police-Involved Shooting In Brentwood, Officer On Administrative Leave

The suspect has been charged with attempted second degree assault and attempt to disarm a law enforcement officer.