Georgia Department of Corrections

Type: Organization
Name: Georgia Department of Corrections
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Transgender woman from Rome cites YouTube videos in court filing

A transgender woman from Rome who’s behind bars says in court documents that she’s recorded videos in her cell that plead for help against sexual abuse and enslavement.Ashley Diamond filed this month a supplement to her ongoing federal civil lawsuit against ... [Published RN-T.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Man dies after being shot, crashing car into duplex 2 days ago

The large gaping hole in the side of this duplex in Brunswick, Georgia (Photo: First Coast News)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man is dead after crashing his car into a Brunswick duplex Tuesday night, and the suspect is still on the loose.The men who live at ... [Published First Coast News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man tries to resist Athens police

Tracy Tyron Cooper Sr., 38, of Timberwood Drive, was arrested Wednesday evening by officers who saw him in the area of Arch and Anderson streets and knew that he was wanted for a parole violation, Athens-Clarke County police said.He ran from the officers ... [Published OnlineAthens - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Athens, Police, Officer, Parole
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Parole Board Holds Monthly Meeting at Hays State Prison

Trion, GA - The today held their October monthly board meeting at Hays State Prison. Hays, operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections, is participating in an innovative TIER Segregation program that allows offenders to participate in evidence-based ... [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

New Buford organization helps highrisk former prisoners return to society

BUFORD - Georgia CALLS (Georgia Center For Abundant Living Life Skills), a non-profit helping high-risk, returning citizens make a successful transition from incarceration back into society as business entrepreneurs, has officially launched its pilot ... [Published Access North GA - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Agencies team up for community policing operation

Agencies teamed up in Richmond County for a two-day operation serving warrants and using community-oriented policing to focus on known gang members.A team of more than 80 representatives from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia Department ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Operation, Parole, Guarantor
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Man already in jail charged in July homicide

A man already in the Fulton County jail is now accused of a July homicide, Atlanta police said Wednesday night.Lamontez D’Shae Hinton, 22, has been charged with murder in the death of Kilon Williams, 24, of Atlanta , according to Officer Ralph Woolfo ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: Jail, Homicide, Atlanta
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Judge modifies sentence, makes no promises

The Chief Superior Court Judge of the Ocmulgee Circuit reduced the sentence of a defendant serving time for several 2011 burglaries but he did not guarantee that the Georgia Department of Corrections would agree.Jarvis Tarquez Gibson was sentenced April ... [Published Jones County News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

Georgia Governor Tours Blue Bird Factory, Previews New Bus

Two promotions this week coincided with Governor Nathan and Sandra Deal’s recent visit to Blue Bird’s headquarters in Fort Valley: the statewide “Georgians Supporting Georgians” and the national “Manufacturing Day.”Blue Bird just finished manufacturing ... [Published School Transportation News - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

BUSMAKERS NEWS * USA: Blue Bird's

* Georgia - Custom-made corrections buses roll off Blue Bird line in Fort Valley   (Video by The Telegraph Mid GA -2 Oct 2014: State and local officials take a tour of the facility in recognition of the completed order of five buses for the Georgia ... [Published Buses World News - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Man’s freedom up in smoke after arrest on burglaries

Lionel MickensMCDONOUGH — A Smyrna man faces a slew of charges related to burglaries of cigar and tobacco shops in the metro Atlanta area, including one in Stockbridge, said police.Henry County police Lt. Joey Smith said Lionel Eugene Mickens, 23, has ... [Published Henry Herald - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Update: Convicted killer charged in kidnapping, murder of DeKalb couple

Police have arrested a man in the kidnapping and murder of a DeKalb County couple that happened in August. And officials said the 40-year-old man was recently released from prison for killing a woman and an infant when he was only 15.Andre Cleveland Gay ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 30 2014]

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"That could've been me. I could've been the 22-year-old man in the newspaper right now" Burke said
...and Paroles, says the opportunity for Board Members and staff to maintain relationships with prison staff and interact with inmates is crucial. "We plan to have more board meetings at various prisons around the state, which will allow us to maintain the good working relationships we have with Corrections' staff. And, an added bonus is increased accessibility to board meetings for people who live outside the metro Atlanta area."
According to Executive Director Jay Reeder, "The goal of Georgia CALLS' reentry initiative is to make a direct community impact by transforming mindsets, growing leaders, and building entrepreneurs up, one life at a time. Through a participatory and holistic approach, Georgia CALLS will reduce recidivism and boost economic growth."
"In the prisoner transportation business, the quality and reliability of our transport buses are paramount,” said Brian Owens, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections. “Blue Bird sets the standard in quality and reliability, and we are pleased to do business with a Georgia-based company.”"

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Transgender woman from Rome cites YouTube video... [Published RN-T.com - 13 hours ago]
Man dies after being shot, crashing car into du... [Published First Coast News - Oct 18 2014]
Man tries to resist Athens police [Published OnlineAthens - Oct 17 2014]
Georgia Parole Board Holds Monthly Meeting at H... [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
How One Man Refused to Spy on Fellow Muslims fo... [Published The Nation - Oct 14 2014]
New Buford organization helps highrisk former p... [Published Access North GA - Oct 14 2014]
Wendy Davis: Way Over the Line [Published American Spectator - Oct 14 2014]
Paws Humane hosts Blessing of the Animals [Published WRBL-TV - Oct 13 2014]
Hart County jail administrator to be remembered [Published Access North GA - Oct 12 2014]
Financial leaders pledge 'bold' action on recovery [Published WRBL-TV - Oct 11 2014]
Man Convicted of Shooting Cobb Cop in Cumberlan... [Published Smyrna-Vinings Patch - Oct 10 2014]
Phenix City murder suspect awaiting extradition [Published WRBL-TV - Oct 10 2014]
50 Arrests Made During Augusta Joint Task Force... [Published WJBF-TV - Oct 10 2014]
Agencies team up for community policing operation [Published McDuffieMirror - Oct 10 2014]
50 people arrested during 2-day joint task forc... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Oct 10 2014]
Fifty people arrested after two day joint task ... [Published WRDW - Oct 10 2014]
Man already in jail charged in July homicide [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 09 2014]
Judge modifies sentence, makes no promises [Published Jones County News - Oct 08 2014]
Georgia Governor Tours Blue Bird Factory, Previ... [Published School Transportation News - Oct 04 2014]
2nd suspect charged in smoke shop burglaries [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 03 2014]
McDonough man accused of attacking daughter, gr... [Published Henry Herald - Oct 03 2014]
Governor Deal Tours Blue Bird Manufacturing Fac... [Published PRWeb - Oct 03 2014]
Custom-made corrections buses roll off Blue Bir... [Published Corrections Connection - Oct 03 2014]
BUSMAKERS NEWS * USA: Blue Bird's [Published Buses World News - Oct 03 2014]
Folkston who had been object of 2-day search fo... [Published Florida Times-Union - Oct 02 2014]
Pair headed to federal prison on sex traffickin... [Published Clayton News Daily - Oct 02 2014]
Man’s freedom up in smoke after arrest on burgl... [Published Henry Herald - Oct 02 2014]
Georgia's Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity Does N... [Published HG.org - Oct 02 2014]
Update: Convicted killer charged in kidnapping,... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 30 2014]
New Deputy Warden Named at Lee Arrendale Prison [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 29 2014]
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