Fri., September 6, 2013 7:38am
Federal Prosecutors say a fourth Georgia corrections officer has pleaded guilty to his role in the beating of an inmate at Macon State Prison....
Mon., July 1, 2013 8:00am
Sixteen corrections officers at a northwest Georgia prison have either quit or are transferring as a new warden is set to begin duty. Some guards say...
Tue., April 30, 2013 3:10pm
Gov. Nathan Deal isn’t done overhauling the state’s criminal justice system. He told the Atlanta Press Club Tuesday that next he’ll tackle the task...
Thu., April 4, 2013 12:30pm
A group that focuses on fighting human rights violations against inmates has sued the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, saying...
Mon., March 25, 2013 8:01am
Law enforcement officials say violence within Georgia prisons has left 12 inmates and a guard dead in 10 months. Officials say smuggled cell phones...
Sat., February 23, 2013 2:00pm
Saying he's tired of seeing prisoners sit around and drink coffee and watch TV, a newly elected Georgia sheriff plans to put them to work.
Fri., June 22, 2012 4:31pm
State officials are working to increase the number of prison inmates who have access to skills training and remedial high school coursework. The goal...
Mon., October 10, 2011 2:31pm
Camden County is considering using state prisoners as firefighters. The plan would put two state inmates into up to five county fire stations,...
Thu., August 27, 2009 3:34pm
County commissioners have voted unanimously to accept up to 80 prisoners fr