New blog "Safety & Sanity" w/ Caterina TudorFollow one of Corrections.com's favorite authors in her new blog Safety & Sanity w/ Caterina Tudor, Executive Director of Desert Waters Correctional Outreach. In it, Tudor provides valuable insight on Wellness at Work and Home in Corrections. Her articles are a must read for anyone working in the industry as well as anyone thinking about a career in Corrections. She concentrates on issues caused by work stress that can easily be brought home. Read her latest post and subscribe to her RSS feed here.
More stupid crooksFurther proof that this darned recession is really bad: Criminals are breaking into jails to sell drugs to other criminals. It happened in Texarkana, Ark., the most famous city in America smack dab on a state line. (Stateline, Nev., doesn't count. It's in Nevada.) The rocket scientist in question here, one Bobby Finley, age 20, was caught using bolt cutters last year to try to get through the chain-link fence that surrounds the jail.
The ‘GOD’ Complexby Tracy E. Barnhart
I read the following headlines from a local newspapers and I thought to myself, what drives an officer to use force excessively or unnecessarily?
[AKRON, Ohio — Stephen Krendick was identified this afternoon as the Summit County Sheriff’s deputy responsible for stomping on the head of inmate Mark D. McCullaugh Jr. during the fatal 2006 struggle at the county jail. Fellow deputy Keith Murray, who witnessed the struggle in McCullaugh’s fouled cell in the jail’s mental health unit, testified that McCullaugh was kneeling on the cell floor — his head over his bunk, his hands cuffed behind his back and his legs shackled — with four or five other deputies around him... full story
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in memory of
Funeral for daughter of Michael Moore, SC Director of Corrections
Corrections.com was recently to post the following announcement regarding the daughter of Michael Moore, retired Regional Director for TDCJ, former Directors of Corrections for South Carolina and Florida. We invite you to post your thoughts and prayers here for Michael and his family.
prison-sanctioned tatoo program for inmates? Good or bad?
ctcrimjustmaj: I think that allowing inmates to resposibly do tattoos will give them an outlet for some of there frustrations...full thread
Correctional Officer - Nebraska
Do you want to make a difference? Join our innovative agency that is seeking key individuals to serve and protect the public by providing control, humane care and habilitation services for inmates. full job posting
- Franklin County renews Day Reporting Center contract with BI Incorporated
- BI Incorporated Names Robert Murnock Area Sales Manager
- NaphCare announces renewal of pharmacy contract with Alabama Department of Public Health
- Keefe Group Partners with Puppies Behind Bars
- Keefe Group Partners with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Amachi Program
- Digital Solutions and Inmate Telephone, Inc. Celebrate Continued Growth with a Formal ...
- SSCA 40th Annual Conference
July 19-22, 2009
Southern States Correctional Association Annual Conference held in New Orleans, LA
- NABCJ Conference
July 19-23, 2009
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Annual Conference and Training Institute held in Little Rock, AR
- United States Deputy Wardens' Association Annual Conference
July 26-30, 2009
Attending the event will be Deputy Wardens of public and private facilities from across the nation. The conference is being held in Lake Ozark, Missouri.
- ACA Summer Congress of Correction
August 7-12, 2009
Effective Re-entry is Good Public Safety. The event is being held in Nashville, Tennessee.
- ACFSA Annual Conference
August 16-20, 2009
The conference is being held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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"All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward."
- Ellen Glasgow