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Pa. jail COs, staff undergo autism training

Pa. jail COs, staff undergo autism training

Rich CholodofskyTribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. — The ability to recognize symptoms of autism could help corrections officers and staffers avoid potential physical confrontations with inmates who struggle from a disability rather than those who...
Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired

Associated PressWASHINGTON — Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a “loss of confidence in his ability to command.”A statement from U.S. Southern...
Pa. jail COs, staff undergo autism training

Sheriff to close Calif. jail in cost-cutting measure

Megan CassidySan Francisco ChronicleOAKLAND, Calif. — Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern is officially closing the Glenn E. Dyer Jail in downtown Oakland, Ahern told The Chronicle on Friday.Officials may start transferring prisoners as early as next week, and the...