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Friday Apr 11 | Mail & Guardian

Comment: Break the silence on HIV in prison

Harsh treatment: Correctional service authorities at the Boksburg prison disbanded a support group started by HIV-positive prisoners, labelling it 'an illicit pressure group'.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Security

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Canada.com

Prisoner assaults down, use of force up at regional jail

The number of inmate-on-inmate assaults fell at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre last year, although incidents still occur on average more than once every two days, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Gazette

Erin Jordan wrote a new blog post: State renews probe of 6th Correctional Services

The State Auditor's Office has launched a follow-up review of the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services.

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Related Topix: Security

Canada NewsWire

Corrections Ministry preparing for a strike months before negotiations begin, OPSEU says

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union reports that many correctional facilities are constructing housing accommodations for the sole purpose of providing temporary living quarters for managers who would be required to stay at the facilities in the event of a labour dispute.

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Related Topix: Security

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Matteawan credit union joins HVFCU

The Matteawan Federal Credit Union, based in Beacon, has merged into Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union effective today.

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Related Topix: Beacon, NY, Security, State Prisons, Prison

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Justice Department wants human rights ruling reviewed

The Nova Scotia Department of Justice wants a judicial review of a Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission decision on a case it is investigating.

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Related Topix: Security

The Baltimore Sun

Police seek inmate who scaled razor wire at Dorsey Run facility

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says Larence Godfrey escaped at about 4:50 a.m. Monday from the Dorsey Run Correctional Facility by scaling a perimeter fence.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security, Jessup, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Correctional Services to decide if Kartel can record while incarcerated

VYBZ Kartel will only be allowed to record music in prison if the Department of Correctional Services deems him fit to be The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was responding to questions posed by the Observer after Justice Lennox Campbell postponed to April 3 the sentencing of the deejay and his three co-accused - Shawn 'Shawn Storm' ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Security, Jah Cure, Reggae

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Truck News

Ontario on the road toward faster highway clean up

A private member's bill was introduced earlier this week that if enacted, would establish a new committee to make suggestions to the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services to better handle incident management on Ontario highways.

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Related Topix: Security

Iol.co.za

Lawyer: Derby-Lewis had to be resuscitated

Chris Hani's killer Clive Derby-Lewis is in a more serious condition than the Department of Correctional Services would have the public believe.

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Related Topix: Security

Wed Mar 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Prisoners overflow in city cells

BEST mates Bill and Monty are not just the two finest harness horses in SA, they're also the next big thing in vineyard technology.

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Related Topix: Security

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Wynne shuffles cabinet after minister resigns, elevates two backbenchers

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announces a cabinet shuffle at Queen's Park in Toronto, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 as ministers Bill Mauro Madeline Meilleur , John Gerretsen , Kevin Flynn and Yasir Naqvi look on.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Security,

In-depth Africa

SA opens 12th correctional centre school

The Department of Correctional Services is going all out to ensure that inmates leave correctional centres with better skills and prospects, so they can contribute positively when they are reintegrated in society.

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Related Topix: Security

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