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Correctional Officers

5 Surprisingly Obvious Standards of Conduct for Prison Guards

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 01.03.2017 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

By Christopher Zoukis The Federal Bureau of Prisons is an executive level agency that oversees all federal prisons. It is authorized and paid for by ...

Can Prison Labor Strike Organizers Back Up Claims Of Success?

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 10.18.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

At one correctional facility on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, kitchen staff and some other inmate workers refused to report to work; demonstrations followed the next day, and fires and vandalism rendered two residential units unlivable.

ICYMI: Horror In Michigan Prisons, Treating Homeless Like Potential Friends

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. In the same week that the two inmates who escaped from an upstate New York prison were tracked...

In Our Toxic Prison System, Is There Room for Hope?

David Chura | Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime
David Chura

I didn't expect my talk to a class of criminal justice majors at a local community college to be any different from the other workshops, presentations and classes I'd done.

Cops For and Against the Drug War

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

From uniformed beat cops to homicide dicks to sheriffs more and more of the nation's police officers are coming to realize that our 40-year drug war is an unmitigated failure.