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Tuesday Aug 19 | KOLN-TV Lincoln

Three More in Custody Due to DOC Miscalculations, One Still at Large

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Director Mike Kenney announced Tuesday the three individuals previously listed as "at large" who had warrants have been arrested.

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Related Topix: Security, Douglas County, NE

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KHGI

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From: Gov. Heineman's Office Today, Gov. Dave Heineman and Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Director Mike Kenney announced administrative personnel actions taken to hold accountable the agency staff members responsible for inmate sentencing miscalculations.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Lincoln, NE, Security, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

New Tecumseth Free Press

Province releases OPP billing model that kicks in January 1

The new billing model that municipalities across the province who contract services with the OPP have been waiting to receive for months was unveiled today by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

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Related Topix: Security

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Officials begin Removing Names From Maryland Sex Registry

Corrections officials say they have started the process of removing more than 800 names from Maryland's Sex Offender Registry.

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Related Topix: Security

Tama News-Herald

Tama County District Court

Letisia Bonilla Perez, 22, rural Tama, entered written guilty pleas to two charges of child endangerment - substantial risk and a pair of charges for failure to appear in court.

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Related Topix: Tama, IA, Security, Tama County, IA, Norway, IA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

DOC Announces Employee Suspensions After Sentence Miscalculation

Director Mike Kenney announced Wednesday he has taken steps to respond to the investigation completed by Jackson-Lewis that inmate prison sentences were miscalculated.

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Related Topix: Security, Bruning, NE

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

King now step closer to prison

The Eastern Cape's dagga-smoking king moved a step closer to jail with the failure of his legal appeal.

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Related Topix: Security

Custer County Chief

Nebraska senators to seek more prison oversight

Nebraska lawmakers are looking at ways to increase oversight of the state's troubled prison system, possibly by creating an independent watchdog position or by having the department answer to the Legislature.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Healthcare Law, Law, Security

Sun Aug 03, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Correctional Services had Two Nebraska Supreme Court Rulings to Go By

Nebraska lawmakers are looking at ways to increase oversight of the state's troubled prison system, including creation of an independent watchdog position or by having the department answer to the Legislature.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Security

Sat Aug 02, 2014

CBS Local

Corrections Officer Beaten By Md. Inmate

The Cumberland Times-News reports the 54-year-old sergeant at the Western Correctional Institution was repeatedly punched by an inmate early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Western Correctional Institution, Prison, Maryland, Security

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Police Search For Man Serving Time

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services issued a walk off notification for Brian Cherry, a man serving five years for possession of a firearm.

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Related Topix: Security

Iol.co.za

Official in trouble over jail 'love affair'

A female Correctional Services official was suspended for allegedly having an intimate relationship with an offender from the Tswelelopele Correctional Centre in Kimberley, who has since been released on parole.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Prison lockdown threat over dog squad plan

PRISON officers will put the state's jails into lockdown if plans to reintroduce a dedicated dog squad within Correctional Services proceed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security, Australia,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Iol.co.za

Mom upset at parole for killer

Sharon Jeenabhai, the mother of 10-year-old Natasha Sukdeo, who was murdered 19 years ago, feels the justice system has failed her.

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Related Topix: Security

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Windsor Star

New South West Detention Centre begins receiving inmates

A jail cell at the South West Detention Centre in Windsor, Ont. is shown on Friday, May 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Security

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Some Call for Investigation of Sentencing Errors

Some Nebraskans are calling for a criminal investigation of the Department of Correctional Services after internal emails showed officials knew sentences were being calculated incorrectly for hundreds of prisoners and didn't correct the problem.

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Related Topix: Security, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Lincoln, NE

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