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Confessions Of A Maximum Security Prison Guard

Confessions Of A Maximum Security Prison Guard

By Paul Szoldra Life behind bars is a challenge for prisoners serving time, but they aren't the only ones in maximum security prisons dealing with stress. Corrections officers responsible for overseeing prisons work in one of the most stressful and hazardous jobs in the U.S. -- topping the list of occupations... Read More »

Confessions Of A Prison Guard

Confessions Of A Prison Guard

For many Americans, the recent hit TV series "Oz" on HBO along with Fox's "Prison Break" were the first insights into what it's like to be a prison guard. Of course, as is the case with any drama, it's difficult to tell whether the actors' portrayals of corrections officers are the real deal or simply tired... Read More »

Ohio Jail Fights Women Guards' Discrimination Suit

Ohio Jail Fights Women Guards' Discrimination Suit

AKRON, Ohio -- The federal government has put its weight behind a discrimination lawsuit filed by female jail guards who said they are effectively being demoted because county officials don't want them watching over male inmates while showering or being strip searched. The 21 guards at the Summit County jail... Read More »

Alabama Prison Guards Routinely Sexually Abused Inmates, Report Alleges

Alabama Prison Guards Routinely Sexually Abused Inmates, Report Alleges

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A prisoner's rights group is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to look into allegations that guards at an Alabama women's prison are sexually abusing the inmates incarcerated there. The Equal Justice Initiative filed the complaint on Thursday, claiming that guards at the Tutwiler Prison... Read More »

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