Friday Feb 28
The Toronto Star
Guidelines on transgender inmates in Ontario jails need clarification
Confusion surrounding two recent cases involving women inmates in Ontario who are transgender - one sent to a men's jail, the other housed with females - underscore the need for clear and readily accessible provincial guidelines, says the union for the guards and a lawyer with expertise in the area.
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
Nebraska Inmates Barred From Getting Married
Niccole Wetherell and Paul Gillpatrick have been engaged for 2 years, but have not seen each other in person since 1999.
State Police: 'Freddy Kruger' inmate falsely claimed he was sexually assaulted at prison
State police in Marcy Tuesday charged inmate Joseph Swaby on charges that he falsely claimed he had been sexually assaulted at the Marcy Correctional Facility.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Correctional Services staff seek changes following auditor's report
Employees from the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services want the Board of Directors to make changes that include stripping management of extra vacation and sick time following a controversial audit report released last month.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Waterkloof 2 stay where they are - for now
The lawyer for two of the so-called Waterkloof Four, Christoff Becker and Frikkie du Preez, said he would not bring an urgent application to have his clients released from prison after the Department of Correctional Services announced on Wednesday it would review the pair's parole.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
'Prison party' exposes 'economic apartheid'
The re-arrest of Frikkie du Preez and Christoff Becker, two of the Waterkloof four, has highlighted corruption in South African prisons - almost anything is available for those who can afford to pay.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
OHRC praises jury recommendations in Jardine-Douglas, Klibingaitis...
The OHRC is also involved in an ongoing Project Charter with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services aimed at identifying and eliminating discrimination in MCSCS services and employment.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Correctional Services employees grill state director
Sixth District Correctional Services employees said they long suspected financial improprieties, but had been dissuaded from talking with board members and faced retaliation if they spoke up.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Waterkloof Four 'now have more respect'
Two of the so-called Waterkloof Four, Christoff Becker and Frikkie du Preez, had all the swagger of models off to a photo shoot when they were released on parole on Tuesday, after serving five-and-a-half years for murdering a homeless man.