Video Visitations in County Jails, Just a Business?

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) announced two years ago that it would be taking a step to reduce long distance phone call rates to prisons. Instead of the highly costly $17 for every 15 minute phone call, it lowered down to only $4. This has been the industry […]

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Three Sentenced Including Inmate After Admitting To Smuggling Scheme

U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummins sentenced three people on April 17 for the involvement of smuggling contraband into Big Spring Correctional Center (BSCC) in Howard County Texas. An inmate, another individual involved and a former employee at BSCC were all sentenced.

Jonas Cruz, 34, who was […]

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Critical Inquiry of Under-Staffed West Texas Prison

Troubled with riots Inspector general report serious of West Texas federal prison

A federal prison in West Texas, which has become the scene of several inmate revolts, has come under inquiry for issues including lack of staffing.

Reeves County Detention Center in Pecos initially houses ‘low […]

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Border Patrol Agent in Court

Killed Teens Family Can’t Sue

A Federal appeals court announced on Friday that the family of the Mexican teenager, who was killed when U.S Border Patrol agent fired across the border from Texas into Mexico, couldn’t sue in the U.S courts.

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