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  1. Corrections officer charged in Jackson kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... police said. Kennedy was suspended from his job as a corrections officer at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County after authorities learned of his arrest. Kennedy has been employed by the Mississippi Department of ...

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  2. Lockdowns Lifted at Some State PrisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Besides EMCF, lockdowns were lifted at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Unit 29 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Visitation and commissary privileges are now reinstated at the state-run and privately-operated sites where movement had been limited starting April 21. "Facilities will be locked down again whenever we experience similar behavior regarding the introduction of contraband into MDOC institutions and assaults on staff," Fisher said.

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  3. Three Columbus residents arrested on contraband chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    MDOC said in a press release five people, including a parolee and an ex-convict, face charges in connection with contraband items found recently at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and South Mississippi Correctional Institution. Brian Peeks, 35, Donta Shirley, 31, and Stacey Nicole Taylor, 30, all of Columbus, and Jennifer Lauren Ruth, 26, of Aberdeen, and Tiffany Gray, 30, of Mount Olive, have been charged with conspiracy to introduce contraband.

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  4. Lockdown lifted at most Mississippi prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A lockdown has been lifted at most prisons in the state. In a press release, Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher announced Monday that lockdowns at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Unit 29 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman and the four private prisons have been lifted.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... were two in the last week from the Hinds County Jail. One last Tuesday at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and one in Parchman, where authorities found shanks, cell phones, chargers, spice and even weapons. "Apparently there was too ...

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  6. Recent contraband arrests concern residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... life and other people's lives," Peace said. She works as a security officer at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County, the same facility which remains on lockdown because of a contraband discovery earlier this month. "[In the ...

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  7. Mississippi prisons on lockdown after contraband discoveredRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two Mississippi prisons have canceled visitation sessions this weekend and have been placed on lockdown after contraband items were discovered inside. The Sun Herald reports contraband was found in both the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Pearl and the State Penitentiary in Jackson last week.

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  8. Jackson woman sentenced in ID fraud schemeRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... identifying information, including names and social security numbers, from the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County, the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and other locations. Prosecutors say the information ...

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  9. Miss. Inmates' Families Criticize Prison ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... themselves. In 2013, Brenda Moreno's son Clifton Majors was beaten to death at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. He had witnessed a murder at another facility and was put on a hit list. "He called me at 5:00 on the first day of September. ...

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  10. Relatives of inmates expose what goes on behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... themselves. In 2013, Brenda Moreno's son Clifton Majors was beaten to death at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. He had witnessed a murder at another facility and was put on a hit list. "He called me at 5:00 on the first day of September. ...

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  11. After 34 years on the loose, Mississippi prison escapee back behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    ... in Price, Utah, on Sunday, MDOC leaders say. He is currently being housed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County. Harris, who was 27 at the time of his escape, was discovered missing from the Forrest County Community Work ...

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  12. Mississippi Department of Corrections hiring correctional officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The MDOC is hiring for the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl and the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Leakesville. Interviews and screenings will be conducted at CMCF in Pearl and SMCI in Leakesville at 8:30 a.m. MSP will begin at 8:00 a.m. Correctional officers are responsible for the supervision, care, custody, and control of inmates.

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  13. WILSON v. EPPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | FindLaw

    Darnell WILSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Christopher B. EPPS, Commissioner, Mississippi Department of Corrections; James Holman, Warden at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility; Margarett Bingham, Superintendent at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility; Eddie Cates, Classification and Moving Supervisor at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Defendants-Appellees.

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  14. Inmate captured in HattiesburgRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... ted by Hattiesburg police about 8:25 p.m. Officials say Peavy will be taken to the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl. She now faces an additional 5 year sentence if convicted of escape.

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  15. Family puts up memorial to DUI victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Vicksburg Post

    ... concurrent sentence for Elliot's injuries. He is serving his sentence at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County and is slated for release in March 2032. At that time, Hebron will be 83. "Unless he's let out early, that's probably ...

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  16. Barretos captured after five years; she diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... in prison with 35 years suspended and was fined $30,000. She was incarcerated at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County. In mid-December, Janet Barreto was hospitalized in Jackson. MDOC reported that she died of natural causes on ...

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  17. Wilkinson County CWC inmate capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... p.m. from the Community Work Center Thursday afternoon. He will be transported to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County and now faces an additional five-year sentence if convicted of escape.

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  18. Inmate captured after fleeing work detailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... sentence for three counts of burglary from Jackson County. He was taken to the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County. Authorities say Larrison will be charged with escape. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Department has arrested ...

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  19. Prisoner sentenced in slaying of fellow inmateRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing a fellow inmate inside the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. Guest says Smith got into Majors' cell on Sept.

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  20. Prisoner Sentenced in Slaying of Fellow InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing a fellow inmate inside the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. Guest says Smith got into Majors' cell on Sept.

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