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Members of Congress: Trump Administration’s Prison Policy Could Lead to ‘Significant Discrimination’ for Trans People
The attorney for an Altoona woman whose granddaughter committed suicide in the Blair County Prison has asked a federal judge to release two unredacted reports that can shed light on the prison’s operations and medical care.
A senior state corrections officer has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a inmate at Northern State Prison, officials announced Friday
Not every staff member from the Jasper County Jail could attend the board of supervisors meeting Tuesday morning, but Sheriff John Halferty was still compelled to recognize his team following high marks on a state inspection and the jail’s compliance with a federal mandate.
During her tenure as sheriff, Lupe Valdez issued a policy on how transgender people should be treated in the Dallas County jail. But according to Valerie Jackson, those guidelines were ignored when she was arrested two years ago.