Arizona Department of Corrections

Arizona Prisons Take More Steps To Guard Against COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020
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Inmates in Arizona’s prisons are being offered free soap and are no longer routinely being moved between prison complexes in the latest efforts to guard against the risks of the coronavirus.

Arizona Department of Corrections

Inmates in Arizona’s prisons have asked a judge to order the state to develop an adequate plan for confronting the new Coronavirus behind bars.

Nick Oza/The Arizona Republic

An Arizona corrections officer has died after blowing the whistle last year on the dangers that her colleagues faced from the failure of cell door locks at a state prison. 

mcso.org

Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials says a detention officer has been seriously injured after being assaulted by an inmate.

reason.com

Advocates for overhauling Arizona’s criminal justice system want to put a proposal on the November ballot that would reduce the sentences of non-dangerous offenders for good behavior.

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