Georgia Department of Corrections

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Name: Georgia Department of Corrections
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-con arrested for firing gun through window of Athens home initially blames mom

Police said they arrested a 61-year-old man Saturday after he shot a gun out the window of a home in northeast Athens-Clarke County because he thought some men were trying to break in.Officers found no evidence of a burglary attempt at the home on Norwood ... [Published OnlineAthens - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Exiting soldiers get scooop on careers

Fort Stewart soldiers who are transitioning from the Army and those who recently left the service, as well as veterans and civilians, had an opportunity Thursday to compete for more than 1,100 state jobs available through the Georgia Department of Corrections ... [Published Coastal Courier - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Department of Corrections hosts Military Career Fair

Georgia Dept. of Corrections host Military Job Fair at Fort Stewart(Dave Williams)FORT STEWART, Ga.- (WJCL) Finding a job after you transition out of the military can often be difficult.But one group is helping ease that problem.Thursday at Fort Stewart, ... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Job fair for veterans on Stewart

FORSYTH — The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building ... [Published Bryan County News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Daughter reacts to father's federal indictment

TATTNALL CO., GA (WTOC) -Jean Owens describes her father as "a 60 year old man who goes to work, spoils his grandchildren, and speaks his mind about his country".She believes his words, combined with his past, have him in trouble and facing prison.Federal ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Robber gets 3 year’s prison, probation

MOULTRIE —The second of two men accused in a January holdup of a Moultrie convenience store heist was handed a three-year prison sentence this week after entering a guilty plea.Demetrius Bernard Sinclair, 28, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of robbery ... [Published Moultrie Observer - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

Escaped Convict On The Loose In Columbus Is Finally Captured

07/11/2014 - An Escaped Convict is RecapturedMuscogee County prison escapee Avery Kirksey has been recaptured by the Georgia Department of Corrections Fugitive Squad and is back in custody. Law enforcement officials are releasing very few details about ... [Published WLTZ 38 - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Dad gets bond in child cruelty case, cops say he left baby in hot car while he saw probation officer

Courtney Lamont Kidd is directed to a seat in Clayton County Magistrate Court Tuesday morning for his first appearance hearing. (Staff Photo: Kathy Jefcoats)JONESBORO — Clayton County Chief Magistrate Judge Wanda Dallas set a $20,000 bond for a Forest ... [Published Clayton News Daily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Transgender inmate from Rome pushing for hormone treatments in prison

A transgender woman from Rome is fighting for her right to maintain her hormone treatments while serving sentences for burglary, escape and other charges.The Southern Poverty Law Center has taken up the case of Ashley Diamond, who was held in the Floyd ... [Published RN-T.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Phillips State Prison given fitness award

BUFORD — Phillips State Prison was recently honored for its commitment to fitness.The Buford prison was given the “Facility Fitness Award” at the 10th-annual Georgia Department of Corrections awards ceremony. The recipient of such an award “must be a ... [Published Corrections Connection - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Inmate charged in medical prison murder

Tyrafred Amira Campbell, 24, is being charged in the June 29 death of 29-year-old Shannon Levi Grier. Campbell is currently in custody at the Georgia Department of Corrections, and at a later date will be transported to the Columbia County Detention Center ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta State Medical Prison Homicide Investigation

, at approximately 07:00 AM, the GBI was requested to assist the Georgia Department of Corrections with a homicide investigation that occurred at Augusta State Medical Prison. The GBI Region 7 Field Office responded and began conducting an investigation. ... [Published Noodls - Jun 30 2014]

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..." Lundbeck also states that it "adamantly opposes the distressing misuse of our product in capital punishment."
"It seems like they arrested him on the weapons charge in hopes a search would turn up evidence on the terrorism and conspiracy stuff," she said. "They seized his computer, maybe thinking they'd find contacts and illegal dealings. But when this went to the judge, its just the weapons charges."
"The local merchants, the local mom-and-pop stores that struggled to survive during the recession, they are now on top of things," Underwood said. "They're now making money and you're seeing these people in there eating and you know they work at the prison because they've got on their uniforms."
Gloria Thomas, who lives in the area, said "I hope they catch him very soon...you know, this is not good; you don't know where he is and this close to my house-- I am very nervous about that."

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Ex-con arrested for firing gun through window o... [Published OnlineAthens - 15 hours ago]
CorrectHealth president excited about Bostick N... [Published Union Recorder - Jul 25 2014]
Exiting soldiers get scooop on careers [Published Coastal Courier - Jul 25 2014]
Department of Corrections hosts Military Career... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Jul 24 2014]
Death penalty: History [Published CNN - Jul 24 2014]
Transgender Southerners face rampant discrimina... [Published Washington Blade - Jul 23 2014]
Griffith marks first year at helm of FVSU [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
Job fair for veterans on Stewart [Published Bryan County News - Jul 18 2014]
Dodge County native honored [Published Dodge County News - Jul 18 2014]
Muscogee Prison escapee wasn't captured in Colu... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Jul 18 2014]
Cops say man kicked pregnant girlfriend [Published Henry Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Man to finish sentence after resisting yet anot... [Published Jones County News - Jul 17 2014]
Daughter reacts to father's federal indictment [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 17 2014]
Robber gets 3 year’s prison, probation [Published Moultrie Observer - Jul 17 2014]
Prison escapee Avery Kirksey captured by Fugiti... [Published Corrections Connection - Jul 16 2014]
Corrections Dept. to Host Military Career Fair ... [Published Corrections Connection - Jul 16 2014]
Escaped Convict On The Loose In Columbus Is Fin... [Published WLTZ 38 - Jul 15 2014]
Prison escapee Avery Kirksey captured by Fugiti... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Jul 15 2014]
BREAKING: Muscogee Co. prison escapee captured [Published WTVM - Jul 15 2014]
Boy, 6, told to walk I-75 ramp at night, say po... [Published Henry Herald - Jul 15 2014]
Dad gets bond in child cruelty case, cops say h... [Published Clayton News Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Millen private prison brings jobs, cash [Published Statesboro Herald - Jul 15 2014]
Law enforcement officers appealing for 911 tip ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 14 2014]
Atlanta man accused of exposing himself to wome... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 14 2014]
Father arrested after leaving baby in car at Cl... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 14 2014]
Cobb inmate released, re-arrested for allegedly... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 14 2014]
Transgender inmate from Rome pushing for hormon... [Published RN-T.com - Jul 14 2014]
Rural midstate declines as population ages [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 14 2014]
Cartersville probation officer receives state h... [Published Cartersville Daily Tribune News - Jul 13 2014]
84 still on Ga. death row, including several fr... [Published Access North GA - Jul 13 2014]
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