NY Corrections Union Plans Six-Figure PR Campaign

ALBANY, NY – The union representing the state’s corrections officers is going on the offensive with an approximately six-figure advertising campaign in an attempt to reshape a narrative that has painted the state prison system in a negative light in recent months. In once again striking up its calls for additional resources and training, the […]

LAPD’s Plan To Equip Officers With Body Cameras Postponed

LOS ANGELES, CA – A $58-million plan to equip nearly every Los Angeles police officer with a body camera by the end of 2016 is being postponed due to cost. The department doesn’t expect to receive the remaining 7,000 body cameras until fall 2017, if not later. However, Mayor Eric Garcetti says that’s unacceptable and […]

Arizona Probes Into Inmate Suicides Leads To 13 Firings

PHOENIX, AZ – Investigations into two inmate suicides in Arizona prisons have resulted in the firings of 13 guards and sergeants and discipline against six other employees for failing to conduct security checks and then lying and covering up their mistakes. The state Corrections Department announced the action Friday in response to a female inmate’s […]

Fire Chief Wins $704k In Age Discrimination Lawsuit

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA – A former division chief for the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District who alleged in a lawsuit he was fired due to his age has been awarded $704,000 by a jury. Following a monthlong trial in San Bernardino Superior Court, the seven-woman, five-man jury announced its verdict Monday, determining George […]