corrections

Aging prison population to cost NYS more

May 18, 2018
Osborne Association

A new report says New York State's prison population is rapidly aging, putting more pressure on prison health care systems and taxpayers alike.

The union representing New York correction officers says new security methods are needed to reduce the amount of contraband smuggled into state prisons, while prison officials say more prohibited items are being seized than ever before.

New York State Police

A Lakeview corrections officer has been arrested by New York State Police on rape and misconduct charges.

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Ontario's independent corrections adviser says the province is one of the only jurisdictions in Canada that does not have a law limiting the use of strip searches in jails.