Sunday Dec 8
Jailed wife killer to see his dying son
A convicted killer will get the chance to see his dying 13-year-old son in hospital this week after a Pietermaritzburg High Court judge authorised two visits on compassionate grounds.
Sunday Dec 8
Transfer of juveniles irks JFJ
THE decision by the Department of Correctional Services to move several juvenile inmates of the Metcalfe Street Remand Centre to the New Horizon Adult Remand Centre has drawn the ire of human rights lobby group Jamaicans For Justice .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
400 unsentenced prisoners still behind bars
ABOUT 1400 prisoners in the Eastern Cape are yet to be sentenced, despite having been in custody for three years.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Mortlock Centre future unknown
Jobs have gone from the Henry Mortlock Centre and the future of the facility remains unknown, after a state review.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Convicted ex-Tyco CEO Kozlowski to be freed on parole
Dennis Kozlowski, the former Tyco International Ltd chief executive who went to prison for looting the company of more than $100 million, was granted parole Tuesday, according to New York state officials.
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Nebraska State Penitentiary still on lockdown
A Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman said Tuesday that the inmates were protesting a year-old policy that limits the number of inmates who can be in the prison yard at one time.
'Let killer see his dying son'
The mother of a "high-risk and aggressive" KwaZulu-Natal prisoner, jailed for killing his wife, wants a court to allow him to visit his terminally ill son in hospital to decide whether to take him off life support.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Zwelithini slams corrupt warders in KZN
King Goodwill Zwelithini says he is "disgusted" by prison officials who collude with prisoners - smuggling in guns, cellphones, drugs and weapons - and has sent out a stern warning to them to shape up.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex to Protect Public Safety and Taxpayers
Complex to house the Office of the Chief Coroner, the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service and the Centre of Forensic Sciences.
Prisons lawyer set to make final arguments to Ashley Smith inquest jurors
Canada's prison authorities are set to address the inquest into the death of a teen who choked to death while guards watched.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Baltimore: Fourteen correctional officers charged with smuggling items to prisoners.
United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Secretary Gary D. Maynard of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services; Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein; Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts; and ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
How to curb SA's high murder rate
'Bring back the death penalty!" This is often the battle cry of those whose loved ones have been murdered heedlessly.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Tama County District Court
Chance Wins Buffalo, 19, rural Tama, pled guilty to five counts of 3rd degree burglary.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Union calls news reports of 'prison beatings' sensationalistic
The union representing Ontario's front-line correctional officers says that news stories showing videos of inmates being assaulted by staff is sensationalistic and depicts events that have already been dealt with by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.