Georgia Department of Corrections Contraband Interdiction Efforts Continue in Fourth Quarter 2019

FORSYTH, GA (STL.News) The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) strives to prevent contraband from entering our…

Jimmy Fletcher Meders Execution Media Advisory: Georgia Execution by Lethal Injection, January 16th

FORSYTH, GA (STL.News) Condemned murderer Jimmy Fletcher Meders is scheduled for execution by lethal injection at…

North Carolina News: James Vaughan Named New Warden at Pasquotank Correctional

RALEIGH, NC (STL.News) The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named James Vaughan as…

California Correctional Center Officials Investigating Inmate, Richard Leyvas Death as a Homicide

SUSANVILLE, CA (STL.News) California Correctional Center (CCC) officials are investigating the death of inmate Richard Leyva,…

CDCR and CCHCS Unveil Expanded Priorities Through Renewed Mission and Vision Statements

Commitment to focus on health, restorative justice and community integration SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) The California Department…

Two Mississippi State Penitentiary Escapees, Dillion Williams, David May Now in Custody

JACKSON, MS (STL.News) A second inmate who escaped the Mississippi State Penitentiary on Friday is now…

South Carolina Department of Corrections Released the Arrest Warrant for Khadijah Ravenel

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) The South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services released the arrest warrant today…

South Carolina Department of Corrections Released Warrants for Correctional Officer, Kembria Merriweather

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) The South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services released the arrest warrants today…

South Carolina Department of Corrections Inmate, Jose Chico Romero Captured 40 Years After Escape

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) An SCDC inmate who escaped from an Anderson County work crew in 1979…

Florida Department of Corrections Assault Advisories: December 17 – December 30, 2019

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) This is a report of assault advisories that occurred during the specified timeframe. …

California News: North Kern State Prison Officials Investigate the Death of an Inmate, Lawrence Tate, as a Homicide

DELANO, CA (STL.News) Officials at California North Kern State Prison (NKSP) are investigating the death of…

Idaho Department of Corrections January 2020 Visitation Closures

Boise, ID (STL.News) Due to parole hearings, visitation is cancelled at Idaho State Correctional Center on…

Execution Date Set for Glynn County, Georgia, Murderer Jimmy Fletcher Meders

FORSYTH, GA (STL.News) The Glynn County Superior Court has ordered the execution of convicted murderer Jimmy…

California Department of Corrections: Condemned Inmate Phillip Jablonski Dies of Unknown Cause

SAN QUENTIN, CA (STL.News) California Department of Corrections, Condemned inmate Phillip Jablonski, 73, was found unresponsive…

Florida Department of Corrections Announces Hiring Bonuses

 TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) announces $1,000 hiring bonuses for new…

Kern Valley State Prison Officials Investigate the Attempted Murder of a California Peace Officer

DELANO, CA (STL.News) Officials at Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) are investigating an incident, which occurred…

Florida Department of Corrections Highlights 2019 Accomplishments

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) Under the leadership of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Secretary Mark S. Inch,…

SC Department of Corrections Released Arrest Warrant of Former Corrections Officer, Giselle Viviana Kensington-Moore

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) The South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services released the arrest warrants today…

SC Department of Corrections Released the Arrest Warrant of Inmate Samuel Simmons for Murder

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) The South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services released the arrest warrant today…

Delaware Department of Corrections on the Death of Absconder David Dawson

DOVER, DE (STL.News) The Delaware Department of Corrections reports that on Sunday, December 15, 2019, David…

California State Prison, Los Angeles County Investigating Inmate Death, Timothy Johnson as a Homicide

LANCASTER, CA (STL.News) California State Prison, Los Angeles County (CSP-LAC) officials are investigating the death of…

Florida Department of Corrections Visitation Announcement for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

Visitation at state correctional institutions will take place on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day in addition…

Florida Department of Corrections Assault Advisories December 10-16

(STL.News) The Florida Department of Corrections released the following “FDC Assault Advisories | December 10 –…

Florida Department of Corrections Visitor, Sheila Mitchell, Arrested for Contraband

GRACEVILLE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced…

South Dakota Inmate Michael Hillmer Placed on Escape Status

YANKTON, SD (STL.News) South Dakota Department of Corrections minimum-security inmate Michael Hillmer has been placed on…

California Department of Corrections Investigating Death of Inmate Ruben J. Barela, as a Possible Homicide

DELANO, CA (STL.News) An inmate from North Kern State Prison (NKSP) died Dec. 12 at an…

Condemned California Inmate Lawrence Bittaker Dies of Natural Causes

SAN QUENTIN, CA (STL.News) Condemned inmate Lawrence Sigmond Bittaker, 79, died of natural causes at 4…

South Dakota Department of Corrections Inmate John Feather in Custody

RAPID CITY, SD (STL.News) A minimum-security inmate, John Feather, who was placed on escape status earlier…

California State Prison, Sacramento Investigating Inmate Death of Luis Giovanny Aguilar as Homicide

Anthony Rodriguez and Cody Taylor attack another inmate, Luis Giovanny Aguilar resulting in death FOLSOM, CA…

Florida Corrections News: Private Contractor, Kayla Bryars, and Torri Waldrup, Arrested for Contraband

GRACEVILLE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced…