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A supervisor at a troubled Arizona prison says the Department of Corrections and contractors hired to fix broken cell-door locks are failing to do the job and falsifying records.

Arizona Department of Corrections

The Arizona Department of Corrections was sent back to the negotiating table after it failed to comply with a previous settlement requiring better health care, a judge said.

 

Inmate Who Walked Away From Arizona Work Crew Captured

Nov 8, 2019
Arizona Department of Corrections

Arizona Department of Corrections officials say a minimum-custody inmate who walked away from an off-site work crew in Casa Grande is back in custody. They say 38-year-old Joshua Speedling walked away from the crew Wednesday night.

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Arizona hopes to negotiate a new legal settlement over the quality of health care in state prisons after facing persistent complaints that it was dragging its feet in complying with an earlier agreement over inmate care.

Arizona Department of Corrections

A federal judge who has criticized Arizona's persistent noncompliance with a settlement requiring improvements to health care for prisoners has ordered lawyers for the state and inmates to decide whether they want to throw out the 5-year-old deal and instead bring the case to trial.

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