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Department Of Corrections

Arizona's newest prison expansion still won't meet needs

Arizona's newest prison expansion still won't meet needs

New unit to house 500 max-security inmates; construction cost $50M.

November 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona agrees to settle lawsuit over prison health care

Arizona agrees to settle lawsuit over prison health care

The state would revamp its rules on solitary confinement of inmates with serious mental illness.

October 14, 2014 10:27 amLoading…
Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

The lawsuit filed in Pinal County Superior Court doesn't seek specific damages.

October 07, 2014 6:43 pmLoading…
Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

Claim: DOC “failed miserably” in keeping employees safe.

July 17, 2014 5:37 pm
Police: Phoenix priest killed with colleague's gun

Police: Phoenix priest killed with colleague's gun

PHOENIX — A homeless ex-convict with a history of violence and drug abuse was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a clergyman with a handgun that had been retrieved by another priest after he was hit with an iron rod at a Phoenix church, police said. Police say the Rev. Joseph Terra wen…

June 16, 2014 10:33 am Related

Ruling: Arizona inmates' lawsuit over 'cruel treatment' can proceed

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court gave the go-ahead today to a class-action lawsuit by inmates in Arizona prisons who allege they and others are being subject to unconstitutional cruel and unusual treatment.

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Report: Ariz. provided food stamps to incarcerated, dead

PHOENIX — Arizona provided food stamps and welfare benefits to some people behind bars — and some who were dead — according to a new report.

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Missouri Offenders Database

Use this database to search for offenders that are under the supervision of the Missouri Department of Corrections. The data excludes offenders who have completed their sentences and is current as of October 22, 2014. Note: An individual may appear more than once in the database if they hav…

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Inmate found hanging at Pima Animal Care Center

A state Department of Corrections inmate who was assigned to work at the county animal care center apparently committed suicide Wednesday, police said.

July 17, 2013 5:36 pm
Arizona death row inmate commits suicide

Arizona death row inmate commits suicide

FLORENCE, Ariz. — An Arizona death row inmate who murdered his wife and young daughter has died in what the Department of Corrections is calling an apparent suicide.

May 10, 2013 12:52 pm Related

Around the State

Flagstaff teacher accused of slapping kindergartner's face

December 15, 2012 12:00 am
Hooch blamed for Arizona prison botulism outbreak

Hooch blamed for Arizona prison botulism outbreak

FLORENCE — Contraband alcohol produced by prisoners inside a maximum-security prison in Florence is believed to be the cause of suspected botulism poisoning of seven inmates, authorities say.

November 26, 2012 10:27 amLoading…
Tucson man in prison for murder charged with second slaying

Tucson man in prison for murder charged with second slaying

A 37-year-old man in prison for murder was arrested after he was accused in the unrelated slaying of a woman 10 years ago, police said.

September 25, 2012 5:45 pm

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