A Waterbury mother who waited more than three years to receive her late son’s medical records and other documents from Connecticut’s Department of Correction says families shouldn’t have to wait that long.
The state Department of Correction has placed seven prison guards on paid leave pending an investigation.
An inmate was arrested for allegedly assaulting a corrections officer in an Uncasville prison on Friday morning.
Connecticut lawmakers want to make sure the Department of Correction is assessing female inmates to determine whether they’re pregnant before being incarcerated.
The Connecticut Department of Correction is investigating after an inmate gave birth in a Niantic prison cell on Tuesday morning.
Potentially-disturbing details have been uncovered in the background of a recently-hired New Haven police officer.
The city of New London is partnering with the Department of Corrections to connect former inmates with stable housing.
A group of inmates at a maximum security prison in Arkansas took control of part of the prison after stealing keys from correctional officers during recreation call on Monday afternoon, the Arkansas Department of Corrections said in a statement.
Twenty South Carolina prisoners have been killed at the hands of fellow inmates in the past 16 months. The staggering amount of violence, which includes the gang-fueled bloodshed that left seven prisoners dead and 22 injured this week at Lee Correctional Institution, has some legislators calling for more oversight and transparency at the state Department of Corrections.
Governor Malloy announces a drop in recidivism rates, citing the state’s criminal justice reform initiatives.