Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Daily Corrections Clips


California State Prison-Sacramento Correctional Officer Taken to Outside Hospital Following Inmate Attack
Imperial Valley News 

Folsom, California - A correctional officer is being treated for injuries he suffered from an attack by a California State Prison-Sacramento, inmate Friday afternoon.
At 3:20 p.m. May 9, an officer was on duty when inmate Sidney Petillo, 39, began swinging his arms and striking the officer in his face and another officer in the chest.


How GPS monitoring fails in critical public-safety ways
Experts say law-enforcement agencies have a poor track record of sharing GPS data for proactive purposes. They work well in investigating crimes; less so in detecting them.
Keegan Kyle and Tony Saavedra, OC Register

New details in the high-profile case of two accused Orange County serial killers have revived concerns that federal supervision of California sex offenders is deeply flawed.


Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail
James Rainey, The Los Angeles Times

The kids at Compton YouthBuild can be a tough audience. Many come from broken homes, flunked out of multiple schools, even spent time in jail.
By the last day of Black History Month, some at the alternative school — which looks boarded shut from Compton Boulevard — had gotten their fill of talk about hope and perseverance.