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.
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.
Juvenile Inmate Held At Campus Near Fresno Dies From Medical EmergencyAuthorities say a juvenile inmate who was having a medical emergency was taken to a Central California hospital where he died.
Inmate Beats Up Jail Guard In Santa Clara CountyA Santa Clara County jail guard was beaten by an inmate Sunday, officials said.
Escaped Nevada Inmate Recaptured Near SacramentoA Nevada inmate has been recaptured near Sacramento after walking away from a work crew six days ago.
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.
Deputies To Stand Trial For Beating Death Of Santa Clara County Jail InmateA San Jose judge has just ruled that three correctional deputies who worked at the same jail will stand trial for the murder of an inmate.
Inmate: 'I Would Have Been A Dead Man' In Alleged Assault By Santa Clara Jail GuardsAn inmate recounted Wednesday the attack he allegedly experienced at the hands of three Santa Clara County jail guards charged with assaulting him and murdering another inmate last year.
Inmate Tries To Escape From Courthouse In Santa RosaAn inmate tried to escape Monday morning at the Sonoma County Superior Courthouse in Santa Rosa.
3rd Inmate Killed In Central California Prison In 3-Month PeriodOfficials at a Central California state prison are investigating the third suspected inmate homicide there in three months.
Inmate Charged In Murder-For-Hire Plot Involving Bay Area Women He Allegedly TormentedAuthorities say they have charged a jail inmate with solicitation of murder after he asked an undercover officer posing as a hit man to kill two women he had allegedly been tormenting for years.
California Transgender Inmate Ends Lawsuit Against Prison, Awaits State-Funded SurgeryA transgender California inmate is dropping her lawsuit against prison officials while they decide if she will be provided with state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Female Inmate Dies In Sacramento JailOfficials say a female inmate found unconscious at the Sacramento County Main Jail later died at a hospital.
Sex Offender Escapes From Fresno County Jail By Swapping ID BraceletsAuthorities are searching for a registered sex offender who escaped from the Fresno County jail by swapping identification bracelets with a fellow inmate.
3rd Santa Clara Co. Deputy Accused Of Murdering Inmate Granted BailThe last of three Santa Clara County correctional deputies charged in the murder of an inmate last month was granted bail Tuesday.