New ICE Detainer Policy

New ICE Detainer Policy
Mar28

ICE has formally announced a significant change in its detainee policy.  Immigration officers must establish probable cause before issuing a detainer with federal, state, local or tribal LEA.  Documentation required for all detainers issued must be accompanied by a completed and signed I-200 Form (Warrant for Arrest of Alien) or a completed and signed I-205 Form (Warrant of Removal/Deportation).  This is effective April 2, 2017. ...

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Jail Achieves National Accreditation

Jail Achieves National Accreditation
Feb01

The NIJO accreditation process requires agencies pursing accreditation to provide policies and documented proofs of compliance to ascertain their policies meet requirements of the law and that they are being practiced and followed. There were 594 applicable legal based guidelines, specific to correctional case law governing the state of Indiana, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Court rulings and federal acts and regulations...

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DACOTA (Detention & Corrections Online Training Academy)

DACOTA (Detention & Corrections Online Training Academy)
Jan15

Detention and Corrections Online Training Academy: DACOTA provides jail administrators and supervisors the most interactive and engaging online jail training available. The curriculum is based on current case law, with videos and real-life scenarios, and is unlike any online training ever created for corrections…Learn...

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NIJO Legal-Based
Jail Guidelines

NIJO Legal-BasedJail Guidelines
Jan10

Policies, procedures and training must be centered and built around current case law and state statutes. While that may sound easy to implement, most administrators do not have the time, resources or ability to research applicable case law. Further damaging, training is often based on best practices rather than case law. ….Learn...

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Man Accidentally Locked In Jail For 32 Hours Awarded $600K

Man Accidentally Locked In Jail For 32 Hours Awarded $600K
Nov29

CHICAGO, IL- A man who was accidentally trapped inside a Cook County Jail cell for more than 30 hours while trying to visit his son was awarded a $600,000 settlement, an official said. A Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman confirmed the settlement Monday, but Farad Polk’s attorney could not be immediately reached for comment. “As we said at the time of this very unfortunate incident, we are so very grateful Mr. Polk was found...

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Prison Guard Dies In Line Of Duty

Prison Guard Dies In Line Of Duty
Nov16

SCHWENKSVILLE, PA-  The grieving widow of a Pennsylvania corrections officer fears she may never know what happened to her husband, gravely injured inside the walls of one of the state’s toughest prisons. So, she has come to FOX 29 Investigates for answers. Jeff Cole reports there are serious questions about the death of David Weaver. “He was a funny guy,” Tara Weaver says. “He was the kind of guy who would...

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