Alabama Department of Corrections

Type: Organization
Name: Alabama Department of Corrections
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Using education to stop the prison revolving door: guest opinion

By Lois DavisAccording to the Department of Justice, in 2012, Alabama had the third highest imprisonment rate in the United States, trailing only Louisiana and Mississippi. A fierce debate has erupted over what to do to reduce overcrowding in Alabama ... [Published al.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bibb Co. judge grants early release for 2 convicted church arsonist

BIBB CO., AL (WSFA) -Members of the Rehobeth Baptist Church in Bibb County turned the corner a long time ago going from anger to letting it go after three men burned their church down in 2006."We've come a long way and we now have a new sanctuary," said ... [Published WSFA - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

O’Kelley alleges breach of plea deal by Franklin County prosecutors

Charles David O'Kelley (Courtesy: Alabama Department of Corrections)RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – After being denied parole twice, a former Franklin County man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife is seeking early release by other means.This week, Charles ... [Published WHNT-TV - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

2 men convicted of arson given amended sentences, released from prison

MGN OnlineBIBB COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – Two former Birmingham college students serving time for arson are out of prison. Benjamin Mosley and Matthew Cloyd admitted starting fires at nine rural Alabama churches in 2006.Circuit judge Marvin Wiggins amended ... [Published WIAT TV - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Local attorney accused of rape asks for bench trial

Johnathan Lane Johnson. (Source: State Police)Autopsies set for Friday on bodies of 2 found in submerged plane Autopsies set for Friday on bodies of 2 found in submerged planeUpdated: Thursday, September 25 2014 3:27 PM EDT 2014-09-25 19:27:33 GMTThe ... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Friday Five: Several topics for exceptional weekend conversation: opinion

United States Attorney General Eric Holder Resigns – On Thursday, Attorney General Eric holder resigned his office. Holder was the first African-American United States Attorney General. During his tenure, Holder regularly found himself at odds with Republicans ... [Published Huntsville Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama prison officials searching for inmate who walked off work site

Alabama prison officials are looking for an inmate who walked off the job on Thursday, WSFA 12 News reports.The Alabama Department of Corrections issued an escape notice for Gerald Dwayne Wells, according to the report. Wells, 47, was imprisoned at Red ... [Published al.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Valley Head student arrested on drug charge

Dakota Hicks was arrested on drug charges at Valley Head School. (Source: DCSO)Attorney General Eric Holder stepping down Attorney General Eric Holder stepping downUpdated: Thursday, September 25 2014 4:47 PM EDT 2014-09-25 20:47:11 GMTAttorney General ... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Miracle.. the canine survivor

Amanda JohnsonAttorney General Eric Holder stepping down Attorney General Eric Holder stepping downUpdated: Thursday, September 25 2014 4:47 PM EDT 2014-09-25 20:47:11 GMTAttorney General Eric Holder, one of the longest serving members of President Barack ... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

DHEC: Bat exposes person to rabies in Greenville Co.

Autopsies set for Friday on bodies of 2 found in submerged plane Autopsies set for Friday on bodies of 2 found in submerged planeUpdated: Thursday, September 25 2014 3:27 PM EDT 2014-09-25 19:27:33 GMTThe search for a missing airplane and its two south ... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

ADOC looking for inmate who walked off work site

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -The Alabama Department of Corrections is issuing an escape notice for an inmate who walked away from his work site Thursday.Gerald Dwayne Wells, 47, was incarcerated at Red Eagle Work Center where he was assigned to a work detail. ... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Alabama prison officials place Holman Correctional Facility on lockdown

ATMORE, Alabama – Holman Correctional Facility officials placed the prison on lockdown Friday, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.Kristi Gates, a spokeswoman for the department, said the incident began when an inmate assaulted a corrections ... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 05 2014]

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...about domestic violence and bring it out from the shadows and veils of secrecy," Vice President of External Affairs, Verizon Julie Smith said. "We are committed to working in Alabama to serve victims and survivors as well as support programs to help change behaviors and attitudes and prevent violence before it ever starts."
Lois Davis is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corp. and the author of "Understanding the Public Health Implications of Prisoner Reentry in California: Phase I Report."
...ortunately ADEM did not pursue a lasting fix and by 2009, the plant again began discharging improperly treated sewage to Big Branch," Brooke stated. "We took legal action in 2013 to halt water pollution upstream of where countless people live, swim, and fish."
"Once you make a plea deal you know what the bargain is. You should serve whatever you agreed to" Hayes said

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Black Warrior Riverkeeper settles lawsuit again... [Published al.com - Sep 30 2014]
Bibb Co. judge grants early release for 2 convi... [Published WSFA - Sep 27 2014]
O’Kelley alleges breach of plea deal by Frankli... [Published WHNT-TV - Sep 26 2014]
Men convicted in 2006 arson fires at Alabama ch... [Published al.com - Sep 26 2014]
The Friday Five: Several topics for exceptional... [Published Huntsville Times - Sep 26 2014]
2 men convicted of arson given amended sentence... [Published WIAT TV - Sep 26 2014]
Alabama prison officials searching for inmate w... [Published al.com - Sep 26 2014]
Miracle.. the canine survivor [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
Valley Head student arrested on drug charge [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
Local attorney accused of rape asks for bench t... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
DHEC: Bat exposes person to rabies in Greenvill... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
Damaged fire hydrant prompts boil water advisor... [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
ADOC looking for inmate who walked off work site [Published WSFA - Sep 25 2014]
2 Montgomery women sentenced for burning toddler [Published WSFA - Sep 18 2014]
Convicted Russell County murderer dies in Montg... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
Alabama lawmaker considering bill to allow taxp... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
Man convicted of 1998 killing dies in prison [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 17 2014]
St. Clair inmate killed on 45th birthday become... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
New ADOC position aims to improve culture for w... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 14 2014]
Alabama adopts new death penalty protocol [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 12 2014]
Alabama prison officials: Taxpayers must pay to... [Published al.com - Sep 12 2014]
Federal grant to fund 5 projects focusing on se... [Published al.com - Sep 11 2014]
Employees with Alabama's inmate health care pro... [Published al.com - Sep 08 2014]
Costly contract requirement scrapped for sole b... [Published al.com - Sep 07 2014]
Alabama prison officials place Holman Correctio... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 05 2014]
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Alabama Prisons Are Facing A Record-Breaking Tu... [Published Think Progress - Aug 18 2014]
Inmates walk the halls in formation at Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Ala. Two advocacy groups filed a lawsuit on June 17, 2014, claiming the state is failing to provide basic medical and mental health care to inmates. CREDIT: Dave Martin/AP ...
Alabama Prison Guard Bennie Ashby Calls For The... [Published Irregular Times - Aug 12 2014]
When Bennie O. Ashby, an officer with the Alabama Department of Corrections (a prison guard), saw that Amanda Scott had requested legal equality between Christians and non-Christians , he got angry. Bennie Ashby logged onto Facebook and joined others ...
Midday open thread: Bad college chain going out... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 25 2014]
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Illegal infants : These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook June 24: California Senate Backs Constitutional Amendment Overturning 'Citizens United' , by David Harris Gershon 22 States Have Restricted ...
Alabama Looked The Other Way As Prison Staff Ha... [Published Think Progress - Jan 28 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock For the past two decades, female inmates in Alabama’s Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women have been subjected to atrocious acts of sexual abuse – and the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) did nothing about it. A Department ...
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