Former Santa Clara County Deputy Arrested For Allegedly Beating InmateA former Santa Clara County corrections deputy was arrested Monday, almost three years after he was accused of kicking an inmate in the head and face while on duty.
Justice Department To Phase Out Use Of Private PrisonsThe Justice Department says it’s phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government.
Women Inmates: White Privilege Helped In Lawsuit Over Shocking Conditions At Santa Rita JailFilthy cells, toilets and walls covered in blood and feces, and sexual harassment by sheriffs’ deputies - those are just some of the things women say they've endured at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
Citibank Sabotage Gets Former Employee Almost 2 Years In PrisonAn employee who sabotaged Citibank’s computer system because he believed he was about to be fired has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.
Jail Cameras Prove Inmate Made False Allegation Against Santa Clara County Correctional OfficerNewly installed cameras in the Santa Clara County Jail are already paying off for the county.
Santa Cruz Jail Inmate Escapes While Working In KitchenA 20-year-old man escaped from a Santa Cruz jail Friday morning when he walked away from the kitchen area.
Expert Panel Agrees California's Cash Bail System Is Arbitrary, Unfair To PoorCalifornia's "broken" cash bail system was the subject of a hearing in Oakland Tuesday called by state Assemblyman Rob Bonta, who said he is committed to reforming the system this year.
Dustin Diamond Back In Jail In WisconsinOfficial says he violated the terms of his parole. Ozaukee County jail records show Diamond, who was recently released after serving...
Inmate Beats Up Jail Guard In Santa Clara CountyA Santa Clara County jail guard was beaten by an inmate Sunday, officials said.
120 Recommendations For Santa Clara Jail Safety From Blue Ribbon CommissionA group tasked with evaluating Santa Clara County jails presented the board of supervisors with more than 120 recommendations Tuesday and emphasized immediate action in adopting their proposals.
San Francisco Inmates Allegedly Forced To Fight Sue Jail GuardsSan Francisco sheriff's deputies accused of forcing inmates to fight gladiator-style in a city jail are now facing a civil suit.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Uses Her Own Money To Buy Jail CamerasSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith wasn't willing to wait two years for a new camera system at the county jail, so she used her own money to purchase security cameras at a local Costco.