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Nearly $100,000 missing from KY jail

According to a recent audit of Adair County Jail in Kentucky, nearly $100,000 put into an account by family members of inmates wasn’t deposited between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019….read more Published:  June 10, 2020 By:  Bill Estep, Kentucky.com Source:  https://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article243424471.html

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Jun

$0 bail order imposed to reduce jail populations amid pandemic to expire

In the state of California, judicial leaders voted to end a statewide policy imposing $0 bail for that reduced jail populations during the beginning stages of the COVID-19 pandemic….read more Published:  June 10, 2020 By:  KTLA5.com Source:  https://ktla.com/news/california/california-courts-ends-0-bail-order-imposed-to-reduce-jail-populations-amid-pandemic/

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Jun

Former correctional officer coordinated with inmates to smuggle synthetic opioids into facility

Bucks County – A former correctional officer who was charged alongside seven former and current inmates for coordinating with inmates to smuggle strips of Suboxone, a synthetic opioid, into the Buck County Correctional Facility …read more Published:  June 9, 2020 By:  Vinny Vella, Inquirer.com Source:  https://www.inquirer.com/news/bucks-county-correctional-facility-drugs-ring-joseph-jennings-officer-20200608.html

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Jun

Miami County Jail adds tablets to promote safety and education in jail

Miami County – The Miami County Sheriff’s Office has added technology to safely to protect staff from dangerous contraband and to safely connect inmates with loved ones …read more Published:  June 10, 2020 By:  Melanie Yingst, Miami Valley Today Source:  https://www.dailycall.com/news/79235/tablets-add-safety-education-in-jails

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Jun

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department releases statement after accusations

Winnebago County, IL  – The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department released a statement after accusations of mistreatment of inmates in the county jail. The statement reads in part, “As a department, we strive to protect the health and safety of the inmates and staff …read more Published:  June 9, 2020 By:  WIFR.com Source:  https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Winnebago-County-Sheriffs-Department-releases-statement-on-alleged-mistreatment-of-jail-inmates-2-571133231.html

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