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Boris Becker Says Fellow Inmate Tried to Kill Him in U.K. Prison

Former tennis star Boris Becker spoke out about his serving eight months of a 2 1/2-year sentence in a United Kingdom prison—and made a stunning revelation. Becker, a six-time Grand Slam champion, was found guilty of financial crimes in April and released last Thursday. He was subsequently deported to his native Germany. In the first interview […]

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Canada

Videos showing N.B. jail guards punching inmate played in court after failed bid to hide them | CBC News

Videos showing guards at the Saint John Regional Correctional Centre punching an inmate were played in Fredericton provincial court this week following an unsuccessful attempt by the province to prevent the public from seeing them. The videos show Scott Morrison being tackled to the ground by two guards, followed by more guards swarming him and punching […]

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DOC: Ebensburg woman accused of having sexual relationship with inmate at SCI Somerset

DOC: Ebensburg woman accused of having sexual relationship with inmate at SCI Somerset WJAC Johnstown Source link

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Entertainment

Yellowstone County Detention Facility gets four grants to help inmates with substance use disorders and mental health

YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, Mont. – The Yellowstone County Detention Facility (YCDF) received four grants totaling almost $1.5 million to help inmates with substance use disorders and mental health. The pilot program funded by these grants will last two years, with of goal of connecting with 1200 people. The pilot program will provide things like medication-assisted treatment […]

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UK

Prison nurse had ‘wholly inappropriate relationship’ with inmate

A naive prison officer who had a “wholly inappropriate relationship” with an inmate has been jailed. Elyse Hibbs, 25, sobbed in court as a lawyer branded her “young, impressionable and relatively inexperienced” for sharing “flirtatious” calls and text messages with the unnamed lag. She admitted misconduct in public office and was jailed for six months at Cardiff Crown Court […]

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UK

Prison officer denies ‘inappropriate relationship’ with inmate

A woman prison officer has pleaded not guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate. Ruth Shmylo, of Pontypridd, south Wales, denies becoming involved with the male prisoner at category B jail HMP Parc in Bridgend. Ms Shmylo, 25, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court today (October 18) dressed in a white T-shirt and grey […]

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US

‘His calls for help fell on deaf ears’: Family of slain inmate speaks out

ANDALUSIA, Ala. (WSFA) – A family is outraged after an inmate died inside the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Jefferson County. The Alabama Department of Corrections reported that Denarieya Smith was serving a life sentence for attempted murder out of Covington County when he was beaten and stabbed by another inmate on Oct. 1. Hazel Bryant, […]

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Escaped Upstate inmate arrested, deputies say

A South Carolina inmate who was on the run for almost a week has been found and arrested, according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies said David Paul Strickland, 44, escaped from the Union County Detention Center on Sept. 30.Authorities said Strickland was in jail on multiple charges from the Union County Sheriff’s Office and […]

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Life Style

Female prison officer accused of having romantic relationship with inmate

A female prison officer has appeared in court accused of having a romantic relationship with an inmate. Rachel Martin, 25, is alleged to have engaged in an “emotional and intimate relationship” with Raymond Abraham at HMP Guys Marsh near Shaftesbury. It is further alleged that she ‘smuggled’ in ladies underwear, a mobile phone and designer clothes. Martin, […]

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Judge sentences former Northampton County corrections officer who had sexual relationship with inmate

A former Northampton County corrections officer who admitted to having a sexual relationship with an inmate has learned his fate. Kelvin Myers was sentenced Wednesday to four to 18 months in Monroe County Prison with the eligibility for immediate work release, according to a news release from the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office. Myers must register […]