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Goose Creek Correctional Center has gone years without a hygienist, forcing patients to wait
Alaska Police Standards Council turns down plan to lower hiring age of corrections officers — for now
The Alaska Police Standards Council voted down a regulation change that would allow the state to hire corrections officers as young as 18 years old… Continue reading
A woman from Stebbins has sued the Alaska Department of Corrections, alleging that she and many other people in the state prison system have been… Continue reading
Transferred inmates expected to return upon project completion slated November 2024, officials say.
Applicant pool has dropped 30% in the last year for correctional officers
An Anchorage inmate died after two days in custody, the Alaska Department of Corrections reported Thursday. It is the seventh inmate death the department has… Continue reading
State seeks contractor for work estimated to cost between $5-10 million.
Family says death could have been avoided.
She emphasized staffing improvement and inmate reentry goals.
The ombudsman found the five allegations made by inmates justified, and only partially rectified.
He was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday morning.
All visits will be subject to health and safety guidelines.
An investigation into an incident at Lemon Creek Correctional Center exposed shortcomings in the Department of Corrections’ Dental Services Program, according to a report from… Continue reading
The first, also at Goose Creek Correctional Center, died in late November.
The inmates were quarantined upon being admitted per prison policy.
After a mid-spring outbreak, LCCC hasn’t had any confirmed cases.
Testing procedures, flow of information and testing, and lack of hazard pay are all worries.
This will be the 11th case in the hard-hit facility.