Corrections Officer

Edgar Linares
January 09, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The Stillwater Correctional Facility is on lockdown once again, after an assault late Wednesday morning on a corrections officer. “Our corrections officers responded quickly and professionally and contained the incident,” said Spokeswoman Sarah Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald said the assault happened in...
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prison
Steve Simpson
September 18, 2018 - 6:57 am
For the second time in less than a month, a state prison is on lockdown after a scuffle between an inmate and corrections officers. The incident occurred at 11:30 Monday morning in the dining hall at the Faribault prison when the inmate allegedly punched an officer in the face. When other officers...
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Flag over funeral procession for Joseph Gomm
Entercom
July 27, 2018 - 5:13 am
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) - The commissioner of Minnesota's corrections department Friday discusses possible changes to make the job of prison guards safer. This comes a day after thousands of law enforcement officers paid their respects to a Minnesota prison guard killed in the line of duty. An...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
July 19, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Most of Minnesota's entire prison system remains on lockdown after yesterday's deadly attack of a corrections officer. “Visiting is limited medical service is provided as need, but it’s not business as usual that’s for sure,” said Tom Roy, Minnesota’s Department of Corrections Commissioner. On...
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prison
Adam Carter
July 18, 2018 - 4:43 pm
A Minnesota Department of Corrections officer is dead after an inmate at the Stillwater Prison attacked him on Wednesday. “We believe for the first time in history we have lost a corrections officer to violence in our institution in Stillwater,” said Tom Roy, Department of Corrections Commissioner...
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