Category Archives: Correctional Administration

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HMP Nottingham prisoner gouges out eyes in protest at heat in his cell | Mail Online

A prisoner gouged out his eyes in protest at the sweltering conditions inside his cell, it was claimed today. The unnamed man is said to have inflicted the horrifying injuries on himself at HMP Nottingham on Monday evening as temperatures

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HMP Nottingham prisoner gouges out eyes in protest at heat in his cell | Mail Online

A prisoner gouged out his eyes in protest at the sweltering conditions inside his cell, it was claimed today. The unnamed man is said to have inflicted the horrifying injuries on himself at HMP Nottingham on Monday evening as temperatures

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MEDIA RELEASE: Escapee: Michael James HAYWARD | Corrective Services WA

Escapee: Michael James HAYWARD 21 July 2014 Today at 10:20am a 20 year old minimum security male prisoner Michael James HAYWARD escaped whilst being transported from Armadale Hospital to Karnet Prison Farm after attending a medical appointment. Mr Hayward is

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MEDIA RELEASE: Escapee: Michael James HAYWARD | Corrective Services WA

Escapee: Michael James HAYWARD 21 July 2014 Today at 10:20am a 20 year old minimum security male prisoner Michael James HAYWARD escaped whilst being transported from Armadale Hospital to Karnet Prison Farm after attending a medical appointment. Mr Hayward is

Victoria

Prison very safe place to work, prisoners are really really respectful | The Courier

LANGI Kal Kal prison is holding a recruitment drive with a focus on female applicants for prison officers. …. Prison officer Amy Johnson said she felt safer at work than she did in the community.“Prisoners are really respectful of women

Victoria

Prison very safe place to work, prisoners are really really respectful | The Courier

LANGI Kal Kal prison is holding a recruitment drive with a focus on female applicants for prison officers. …. Prison officer Amy Johnson said she felt safer at work than she did in the community.“Prisoners are really respectful of women

Victoria

Retrenched Alcoa workers make good prison officers as ‘follow procedures strictly’ | ABC

The department has been holding recruitment sessions for the 800 workers at Alcoas aluminium operations in Geelong, which will close by the end of the year, to fill the positions. Barwon Prison general manager Jonathan Howe said he has already

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Retrenched Alcoa workers make good prison officers as ‘follow procedures strictly’ | ABC

The department has been holding recruitment sessions for the 800 workers at Alcoas aluminium operations in Geelong, which will close by the end of the year, to fill the positions. Barwon Prison general manager Jonathan Howe said he has already

Victoria

Port Phillip Prison guards attacked by inmate in a dispute over medication | Herald Sun

TWO prison guards at the state’s biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner. The G4S guards were watching the prisoner at Port Phillip Prison’s psychiatric unit when he attacked them on Saturday night

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Port Phillip Prison guards attacked by inmate in a dispute over medication | Herald Sun

TWO prison guards at the state’s biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner. The G4S guards were watching the prisoner at Port Phillip Prison’s psychiatric unit when he attacked them on Saturday night

Victoria

Port Philip Prison inmates attempted strike averted | Herald Sun

A STRIKE by prisoners at the state’s biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.Inmates at Port Philip Prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs took the unprecedented action because of a row over their visiting conditions. The

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Port Philip Prison inmates attempted strike averted | Herald Sun

A STRIKE by prisoners at the state’s biggest maximum security jail ended tonight following crisis talks with jail bosses.Inmates at Port Philip Prison in Melbourne’s western suburbs took the unprecedented action because of a row over their visiting conditions. The

Victoria

VIC Ombudsman launches inquiry that aims to focus on prison programs | Herald Sun

PRISONER rehabilitation programs and transition services will be investigated by the Ombudsman as Victoria’s prison population booms. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said concerns with the rate of reoffending and the costs to the Victorian community had prompted her to launch an

Victoria

VIC Ombudsman launches inquiry that aims to focus on prison programs | Herald Sun

PRISONER rehabilitation programs and transition services will be investigated by the Ombudsman as Victoria’s prison population booms. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said concerns with the rate of reoffending and the costs to the Victorian community had prompted her to launch an

Victoria

Escapee ‘X’ captured in Ballarat | The Age

(Name removed) Fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat. X was re-captured by Ballarat police just before 9.30am on Monday, the Ballarat Courier reports. …. Police said he cut

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Escapee ‘X’ captured in Ballarat | The Age

(Name removed) Fugitive child sex offender who escaped from Ararat correctional facility Corella Place last weekend has been caught in Ballarat. X was re-captured by Ballarat police just before 9.30am on Monday, the Ballarat Courier reports. …. Police said he cut

Victoria

Criminal witnesses ‘reality of policing’, says police chief Ken Lay | The Australian

Victoria’s top policeman Ken Lay has refused to apologise for a seven-year, $30 million investigation built on the word of a career criminal and self-confessed perjurer despite the case failing to secure a conviction this week in the Victorian Supreme

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Criminal witnesses ‘reality of policing’, says police chief Ken Lay | The Australian

Victoria’s top policeman Ken Lay has refused to apologise for a seven-year, $30 million investigation built on the word of a career criminal and self-confessed perjurer despite the case failing to secure a conviction this week in the Victorian Supreme

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Female NSW prisoner is ‘too violent ever to be let out’ | Sunday Telegraph

… This is just one of several sickening attacks on prison staff that has made Rebecca Butterfield one of the most feared inmates in the NSW prison system. Butterfield, 39, can today be revealed as the woman regarded by authorities

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Female NSW prisoner is ‘too violent ever to be let out’ | Sunday Telegraph

… This is just one of several sickening attacks on prison staff that has made Rebecca Butterfield one of the most feared inmates in the NSW prison system. Butterfield, 39, can today be revealed as the woman regarded by authorities

New South Wales

NSW prison worker accused of drug trafficking | Daily Telegraph

A CORRECTIVE services officer is accused of trafficking drugs into a NSW south coast prison. POLICE arrested the 43-year-old man on Tuesday morning when he arrived to work at the Nowra prison and discovered he was carrying 150 tablets in

New South Wales

NSW prison worker accused of drug trafficking | Daily Telegraph

A CORRECTIVE services officer is accused of trafficking drugs into a NSW south coast prison. POLICE arrested the 43-year-old man on Tuesday morning when he arrived to work at the Nowra prison and discovered he was carrying 150 tablets in

Victoria

Prisoner found dead at maximum-security Port Phillip Prison | The Age

A man has been found dead in his cell at the maximum-security Port Phillip Prison. The body of the 45-year-old was discovered on Thursday morning.He was the only occupant of the cell. The prison at Truganina in Melbourne’s west is

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Prisoner found dead at maximum-security Port Phillip Prison | The Age

A man has been found dead in his cell at the maximum-security Port Phillip Prison. The body of the 45-year-old was discovered on Thursday morning.He was the only occupant of the cell. The prison at Truganina in Melbourne’s west is

Victoria

Police probe text message threats to ‘vampire gigolo’ murder juror | The Age

Police are investigating allegedly threatening text messages sent to the forewoman of the jury in the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.The forewoman had to be excused from the jury on June 19

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Police probe text message threats to ‘vampire gigolo’ murder juror | The Age

Police are investigating allegedly threatening text messages sent to the forewoman of the jury in the Supreme Court trial of three men accused of murdering self-proclaimed vampire gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott.The forewoman had to be excused from the jury on June 19

Victoria

Escapee too quick for Victorian prison staff | The Australian

A DANGEROUS criminal required to wear a satellite tracking device disappeared “within minutes’’ of taking it off in Victoria. Andrew Darling, 42, was last detected about 2.30am yesterday at a minimum security correctional facility in Ararat. Victoria’s Corrections Commissioner Jan

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Escapee too quick for Victorian prison staff | The Australian

A DANGEROUS criminal required to wear a satellite tracking device disappeared “within minutes’’ of taking it off in Victoria. Andrew Darling, 42, was last detected about 2.30am yesterday at a minimum security correctional facility in Ararat. Victoria’s Corrections Commissioner Jan

New South Wales

Legionella detected at Wellington Correctional Centre | ABC News

The bacteria which can develop into the potentially fatal legionnaires disease has been detected at the Wellington Correctional Centre. The Department of Corrective Services says immediate action has been taken to flush out the water system to remove the legionella

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Legionella detected at Wellington Correctional Centre | ABC News

The bacteria which can develop into the potentially fatal legionnaires disease has been detected at the Wellington Correctional Centre. The Department of Corrective Services says immediate action has been taken to flush out the water system to remove the legionella

Victoria

Electronic bracelets used to track prisoners keep ‘dropping out’ | Herald Sun

ELECTRONIC bracelets used to monitor risky prisoners are “dropping out’’ up to 10 times a day. A prison source has revealed the monitoring system was failing as the seventh sex offender in eight years walked out of the so called

Victoria

Electronic bracelets used to track prisoners keep ‘dropping out’ | Herald Sun

ELECTRONIC bracelets used to monitor risky prisoners are “dropping out’’ up to 10 times a day. A prison source has revealed the monitoring system was failing as the seventh sex offender in eight years walked out of the so called

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Police hunt Corella Place escaped child rapist Andrew Darling | Herald Sun

A CHILD rapist is on the run after walking out of a correctional facility in Ararat. Andrew Darling was last seen at the Corella Place facility in Warrak Rd shortly after 2.30am today before leaving on foot. Police searched the

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Police hunt Corella Place escaped child rapist Andrew Darling | Herald Sun

A CHILD rapist is on the run after walking out of a correctional facility in Ararat. Andrew Darling was last seen at the Corella Place facility in Warrak Rd shortly after 2.30am today before leaving on foot. Police searched the

New South Wales

NSW prison officers say its crunch time | Sky News

NSW prison officers fear for their safety due to overcrowding and reduced staffing numbers in the states jails.The prison population is close to 11,000 inmates – the highest prison population figure on record – and prison officers are refusing to

New South Wales

NSW prison officers say its crunch time | Sky News

NSW prison officers fear for their safety due to overcrowding and reduced staffing numbers in the states jails.The prison population is close to 11,000 inmates – the highest prison population figure on record – and prison officers are refusing to

New South Wales

Overcrowding at NSW jails: Guards refusing new inmates | ABC News

Prison guards are refusing to allow any more inmates into the New South Wales jail system because of concerns about overcrowding. via Overcrowding at NSW jails: Guards refusing new inmates – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Overcrowding at NSW jails: Guards refusing new inmates | ABC News

Prison guards are refusing to allow any more inmates into the New South Wales jail system because of concerns about overcrowding. via Overcrowding at NSW jails: Guards refusing new inmates – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Victoria

Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser

NEARLY 60 prison jobs will be on offer in Geelong on the back of a new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign. via Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser.

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Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser

NEARLY 60 prison jobs will be on offer in Geelong on the back of a new Corrections Victoria recruitment campaign. via Corrections Victoria launches recruitment campaign for 60 prison jobs in Geelong | Geelong Advertiser.

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VIDEO: Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar | ABC 7:30

Prisoner numbers across Australia have exploded as governments take a hard line on crime, leading to serious overcrowding in jail. Now, some experts are questioning whether it’s delivering value for money. Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar – 02/07/2014.

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VIDEO: Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar | ABC 7:30

Prisoner numbers across Australia have exploded as governments take a hard line on crime, leading to serious overcrowding in jail. Now, some experts are questioning whether it’s delivering value for money. Stricter sentencing sees prison numbers soar – 02/07/2014.

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Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian

A PERTH man accused of praising terrorist groups has been banned from West Australian prisons after it emerged he visited a remand jail to preach to inmates. via Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian.

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Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian

A PERTH man accused of praising terrorist groups has been banned from West Australian prisons after it emerged he visited a remand jail to preach to inmates. via Muslim sheikh banned from WA prisons | The Australian.

Victoria

Prison escapee recaptured in North Melbourne | The Age

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who escaped from a prison in Victorias north on Friday evening.40-year-old Say Hour was found by police at an Erskine Street address in North Melbourne at around 6pm Sunday.Police believe Say Hour, who was

Victoria

Prison escapee recaptured in North Melbourne | The Age

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man who escaped from a prison in Victorias north on Friday evening.40-year-old Say Hour was found by police at an Erskine Street address in North Melbourne at around 6pm Sunday.Police believe Say Hour, who was

Victoria

Prisoner on run after escaping from Dhurringile Prison | The Age

A man jailed for theft and drug offences is on the run after he escaped from a prison in Victoria’s north. Police believe Say Hour left Dhurringile Prison between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday. A search of the area around

Victoria

Prisoner on run after escaping from Dhurringile Prison | The Age

A man jailed for theft and drug offences is on the run after he escaped from a prison in Victoria’s north. Police believe Say Hour left Dhurringile Prison between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday. A search of the area around

New South Wales

Prison cells should be randomly swept for drugs after lockdown, NSW inquest finds | SMH

Prison cells in NSW should be subjected to random searches after the daily afternoon lockdown, particularly when inmates are suspected of illicit drug use, the Deputy State Coroner has found. Deputy Coroner Paul McMahon made the recommendation following an inquest

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Prison cells should be randomly swept for drugs after lockdown, NSW inquest finds | SMH

Prison cells in NSW should be subjected to random searches after the daily afternoon lockdown, particularly when inmates are suspected of illicit drug use, the Deputy State Coroner has found. Deputy Coroner Paul McMahon made the recommendation following an inquest

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Cellmate tried to resuscitate NSW prisoner after fatal drug binge | SMH

Drugs are “endemic in the NSW prison system”, the coronial inquest into the death of a female inmate has heard. But the Coroners Court was also told there was little corrective services officers could have done the night a heroin

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Cellmate tried to resuscitate NSW prisoner after fatal drug binge | SMH

Drugs are “endemic in the NSW prison system”, the coronial inquest into the death of a female inmate has heard. But the Coroners Court was also told there was little corrective services officers could have done the night a heroin

Queensland

Reopening Borallon prison to create more than 200 local jobs | The Reporter

REOPENING the Borallon prison will create more than 200 local jobs when it’s up and running by mid-2016. The State Government announced it would spend $57.3m refurbishing the mothballed prison. Borallon, which has been decommissioned since January 2012, will house

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Reopening Borallon prison to create more than 200 local jobs | The Reporter

REOPENING the Borallon prison will create more than 200 local jobs when it’s up and running by mid-2016. The State Government announced it would spend $57.3m refurbishing the mothballed prison. Borallon, which has been decommissioned since January 2012, will house

Queensland

Convicted QLD baby killer to keep prison food compensation (Vegetables instead of Halal) | Brisbane Times

It’s usually a case of double or nothing, but convicted baby killer Raymond Akhtar Ali has experienced the opposite in his quest for compensation over a prison food bungle. Ali has failed in his bid to get twice as much

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Convicted QLD baby killer to keep prison food compensation (Vegetables instead of Halal) | Brisbane Times

It’s usually a case of double or nothing, but convicted baby killer Raymond Akhtar Ali has experienced the opposite in his quest for compensation over a prison food bungle. Ali has failed in his bid to get twice as much

New South Wales

Gang founder Bassam Hamzy organised shooting from NSW jail, court told

One of Australias most notorious criminals was in a maximum-security prison after being jailed for murder when he organised for gunmen to open fire on a Melbourne house over a $45,000 drug debt, a court has heard. MORE AT LINK

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Gang founder Bassam Hamzy organised shooting from NSW jail, court told

One of Australias most notorious criminals was in a maximum-security prison after being jailed for murder when he organised for gunmen to open fire on a Melbourne house over a $45,000 drug debt, a court has heard. MORE AT LINK

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NSW criminals’ get out of jail free card: Parole despite jail-time crimes | Daily Telegraph

CORRECTIVE Services officers have been ordered to stop revoking parole orders for inmates — even if they have committed “offences in custody” or been badly behaved while in prison. The new policy has been criticised as putting prisoner welfare before

New South Wales

NSW criminals’ get out of jail free card: Parole despite jail-time crimes | Daily Telegraph

CORRECTIVE Services officers have been ordered to stop revoking parole orders for inmates — even if they have committed “offences in custody” or been badly behaved while in prison. The new policy has been criticised as putting prisoner welfare before

New South Wales

Phones, drugs hurled over NSW jail fences | SBS News

Drugs stuffed into tennis balls and potatoes have been hurled over NSW prison fences, but Corrective Services is fighting back with war-zone technology. MORE AT LINK via Phones, drugs hurled over NSW jail fences | SBS News.

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Phones, drugs hurled over NSW jail fences | SBS News

Drugs stuffed into tennis balls and potatoes have been hurled over NSW prison fences, but Corrective Services is fighting back with war-zone technology. MORE AT LINK via Phones, drugs hurled over NSW jail fences | SBS News.

New South Wales

NSW prison officer’s sacking unjust. Alleged grope & lewd comments, handcuffed female prisoner | Mail Online

Corrective Services NSW has been ordered to give one of its officers his job back after he was sacked for allegedly groping a female inmate and making lewd remarks about handcuffing her. Steven Fraser took Corrective Services to the state’s

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NSW prison officer’s sacking unjust. Alleged grope & lewd comments, handcuffed female prisoner | Mail Online

Corrective Services NSW has been ordered to give one of its officers his job back after he was sacked for allegedly groping a female inmate and making lewd remarks about handcuffing her. Steven Fraser took Corrective Services to the state’s

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Philadelphia Uses High-Tech Solution to Keep Kids in Touch With Incarcerated Moms | Next City

The county is also looking to expand the use of digital video technology to enhance visitation services. As NewsWorks reported, the Philadelphia prison system is rolling out another pilot program this summer at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility that would enable family

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Philadelphia Uses High-Tech Solution to Keep Kids in Touch With Incarcerated Moms | Next City

The county is also looking to expand the use of digital video technology to enhance visitation services. As NewsWorks reported, the Philadelphia prison system is rolling out another pilot program this summer at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility that would enable family

Victoria

Victorian jail bosses accused of allowing violent female inmate to run prison | Herald Sun

JAIL bosses have been accused of letting a violent female criminal run her prison and appeasing her by allowing assaults to go unpunished. The union which represents jail workers says the woman has a vast history of assaulting staff and

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Victorian jail bosses accused of allowing violent female inmate to run prison | Herald Sun

JAIL bosses have been accused of letting a violent female criminal run her prison and appeasing her by allowing assaults to go unpunished. The union which represents jail workers says the woman has a vast history of assaulting staff and

Queensland

Rapist sends child victim love letter from Queensland jail | Sunshine Coast Daily

A CALOUNDRA mother is horrified at the complete lack of checks and balances which allowed a man convicted of raping her nine-year-old boy to send him a love letter from inside prison. The mother, who cannot be identified in order

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Rapist sends child victim love letter from Queensland jail | Sunshine Coast Daily

A CALOUNDRA mother is horrified at the complete lack of checks and balances which allowed a man convicted of raping her nine-year-old boy to send him a love letter from inside prison. The mother, who cannot be identified in order

South Australia

Prisoner release quandary. Mental incompetence, community integration, risk | The Australian

A SUPREME Court judge in South Australia has opened the door to law reform for the area of mental incompetence, saying community safety needs to be paramount when considering releasing some prisoners from custody. Judge Trish Kelly’s criticism of the

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Prisoner release quandary. Mental incompetence, community integration, risk | The Australian

A SUPREME Court judge in South Australia has opened the door to law reform for the area of mental incompetence, saying community safety needs to be paramount when considering releasing some prisoners from custody. Judge Trish Kelly’s criticism of the

Victoria

Fugitive Andrew Males arrested by police near Bendigo | The Age

After an intensive search, police have found fugitive Andrew Brian Males in a tiny township near Bendigo. …. Males is likely to face an out of sessions court hearing later on Saturday. Previously it was reported that Males was on

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Fugitive Andrew Males arrested by police near Bendigo | The Age

After an intensive search, police have found fugitive Andrew Brian Males in a tiny township near Bendigo. …. Males is likely to face an out of sessions court hearing later on Saturday. Previously it was reported that Males was on

Victoria

Police search for alleged fugitive Andrew Males after custody release ‘error’ | ABC News

Police are searching for a man accused of making death threats and serious assault after he was mistakenly released from prison. The apparent administrative error was discovered when Andrew Males failed to attend a court hearing in Melbourne on Thursday.

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Police search for alleged fugitive Andrew Males after custody release ‘error’ | ABC News

Police are searching for a man accused of making death threats and serious assault after he was mistakenly released from prison. The apparent administrative error was discovered when Andrew Males failed to attend a court hearing in Melbourne on Thursday.

Victoria

USE OF FORCE (LETHAL; POLICE): Television documentary Trigger Point examines police shootings in Victoria | The Age

… Here is what we have learnt. In the 1980s some people died when police botched their response and some people died because senior police sent their most junior members out on the street unprepared. And some people died because

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USE OF FORCE (LETHAL; POLICE): Television documentary Trigger Point examines police shootings in Victoria | The Age

… Here is what we have learnt. In the 1980s some people died when police botched their response and some people died because senior police sent their most junior members out on the street unprepared. And some people died because

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RISK EXAMPLE: Prison Officer tried to avoid search on entry by saying needed to go to medical centre | 7 News Belize

BELIZE. Prison Officer Played Possum To Smuggle Weed Into Jail posted (May 19, 2014) 29 year old prison officer Ajani Smith, who tried to smuggle 54.6 grams of cannabis into the jail, has to pay a 10 thousand dollar fine

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RISK EXAMPLE: Prison Officer tried to avoid search on entry by saying needed to go to medical centre | 7 News Belize

BELIZE. Prison Officer Played Possum To Smuggle Weed Into Jail posted (May 19, 2014) 29 year old prison officer Ajani Smith, who tried to smuggle 54.6 grams of cannabis into the jail, has to pay a 10 thousand dollar fine

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WA #Serco prisoner hospital escort escapee bungle. Q’s over restraints rule breach | The West Australian

Prison security contractor Serco faces another embarrassing investigation after a convicted armed robber escaped from two guards during a routine hospital visit yesterday. Darren John Goldsworthy, 22, was handcuffed but still managed to outrun Serco staff who had taken him

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WA #Serco prisoner hospital escort escapee bungle. Q’s over restraints rule breach | The West Australian

Prison security contractor Serco faces another embarrassing investigation after a convicted armed robber escaped from two guards during a routine hospital visit yesterday. Darren John Goldsworthy, 22, was handcuffed but still managed to outrun Serco staff who had taken him

Queensland

Hospital patients charged more to tune in than prisoners | Ipswich Queensland Times

PRISONERS are paying less to catch up on their favourite television shows than public hospital patients on the Coast. A relative of a Woodford Correctional Centre worker told the Daily he was left appalled after a recent Nambour General Hospital

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Hospital patients charged more to tune in than prisoners | Ipswich Queensland Times

PRISONERS are paying less to catch up on their favourite television shows than public hospital patients on the Coast. A relative of a Woodford Correctional Centre worker told the Daily he was left appalled after a recent Nambour General Hospital

Queensland

Queensland Govt corrections staff work at private provider $2m boot camp | Brisbane Times

The state government has supplied correctional officers to help maintain security at the Lincoln Springs ‘super’ boot camp, despite Beyond Billabong being paid $2.2 million to run the facility. …. A spokesman for the Attorney-General confirmed correctional officers were being

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Queensland Govt corrections staff work at private provider $2m boot camp | Brisbane Times

The state government has supplied correctional officers to help maintain security at the Lincoln Springs ‘super’ boot camp, despite Beyond Billabong being paid $2.2 million to run the facility. …. A spokesman for the Attorney-General confirmed correctional officers were being

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MULTIMEDIA: New style WA prison designed for indigenous offenders | Law Report, ABC Radio National

In this special feature The Law Report travels to the Kimberley region in northwest West Australia to visit a unique prison. Opened in late 2012, the West Kimberley Regional Prison is specifically designed to house indigenous offenders. It’s a very

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MULTIMEDIA: New style WA prison designed for indigenous offenders | Law Report, ABC Radio National

In this special feature The Law Report travels to the Kimberley region in northwest West Australia to visit a unique prison. Opened in late 2012, the West Kimberley Regional Prison is specifically designed to house indigenous offenders. It’s a very

Northern Territory

New Darwin super prison hopes to rehabilitate prisoners by putting them to work | ABC News

In the next couple of months, almost 1,000 Northern Territory inmates will be moving into their new residence – a super prison on the outskirts of Darwin. MORE AT LINK via New Darwin super prison hopes to rehabilitate prisoners by

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New Darwin super prison hopes to rehabilitate prisoners by putting them to work | ABC News

In the next couple of months, almost 1,000 Northern Territory inmates will be moving into their new residence – a super prison on the outskirts of Darwin. MORE AT LINK via New Darwin super prison hopes to rehabilitate prisoners by

Queensland

Queensland prison boss, caught with his pants down, quits after saucy affair with female colleague is outed on Facebook | Mail Online

A Queensland prison boss whose affair with a junior female colleague was sensationally outed on Facebook has quit his post following the scandal. Andrew Pike, the General Manager of Stuart Prison in Townsville, resigned last week amid allegations he was

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Queensland prison boss, caught with his pants down, quits after saucy affair with female colleague is outed on Facebook | Mail Online

A Queensland prison boss whose affair with a junior female colleague was sensationally outed on Facebook has quit his post following the scandal. Andrew Pike, the General Manager of Stuart Prison in Townsville, resigned last week amid allegations he was

Victoria

RISK EXAMPLE: Bullying, bogus checks claims hit liquor licensing squad | The Age

Strong doubt has been cast over the integrity of Victoria’s liquor licensing regime, with former inspectors alleging they conducted bogus checks of bars and clubs in order to meet the government’s performance targets. MORE AT LINK via Bullying, bogus checks

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RISK EXAMPLE: Bullying, bogus checks claims hit liquor licensing squad | The Age

Strong doubt has been cast over the integrity of Victoria’s liquor licensing regime, with former inspectors alleging they conducted bogus checks of bars and clubs in order to meet the government’s performance targets. MORE AT LINK via Bullying, bogus checks

Victoria

Former cop pretends to be officer outside Victorian prison | Gippsland Times

A FORMER Sale policeman has been convicted and fined for pretending to be a police officer. In a contested hearing, Daniel Patrick McIlwaine appeared in Sale Magistrates Court on Tuesday facing charges of assuming a description of a member of

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Former cop pretends to be officer outside Victorian prison | Gippsland Times

A FORMER Sale policeman has been convicted and fined for pretending to be a police officer. In a contested hearing, Daniel Patrick McIlwaine appeared in Sale Magistrates Court on Tuesday facing charges of assuming a description of a member of

Queensland

Syringe in prison adds three more months to jail term | Ipswich Queensland Times

A PRISONER who will be behind bars until 2022 has been given a three-month jail term after being caught with a syringe while in jail. Kyle Leslie Olsen, 36, pleaded guilty at the Ipswich Magistrates Court to dealing with a

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Syringe in prison adds three more months to jail term | Ipswich Queensland Times

A PRISONER who will be behind bars until 2022 has been given a three-month jail term after being caught with a syringe while in jail. Kyle Leslie Olsen, 36, pleaded guilty at the Ipswich Magistrates Court to dealing with a

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Audit on women in ACT prison makes 61 recommendations | Canberra Times

An investigation into the humane treatment of women in Canberra’s prison has raised concerns about the mental healthcare afforded to two detainees and the lack of employment opportunities. But the Human Rights Commissioner has found the treatment of women at

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Audit on women in ACT prison makes 61 recommendations | Canberra Times

An investigation into the humane treatment of women in Canberra’s prison has raised concerns about the mental healthcare afforded to two detainees and the lack of employment opportunities. But the Human Rights Commissioner has found the treatment of women at