Week ending March 6, 2016

FROM OUR FACEBOOK PAGE

“Our Training Academy’s fifth Leadership 100 class wrapped up today with words from Deputy Director London Stromberg. The 30 class members, from across our Department, spent the past week together honing their supervision and leadership skills.”
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UTAH DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Utah clinic settles suit after inmate missed dialysis, died by The Associated Press in The Salt Lake Tribune

“A University of Utah clinic has quietly settled a lawsuit with the family of an inmate who died after a dialysis provider didn’t show up to give him treatment for two days. Attorney Robert Sykes said Thursday he can’t reveal the details of the settlement reached last month due to a confidentiality agreement, but says Ramon C. Estrada’s family is pleased.”

Corrections announces more changes at Adult Probation and Parole by Pat Reavy, Deseret News

“The Utah Department of Corrections announced Friday new leadership for Adult Probation and Parole.”

UTAH LEGISLATURE

Committee OKs bill creating commission to plan prison site development by Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News

“A bill creating a new commission to come up with a plan for developing the Point of the Mountain area once the Utah State Prison is relocated was approved Friday by a Senate committee.”

STORIES OF INTEREST

Bills would reduce prison population, change sentencing guidelines by WBAL TV (Maryland)

“Legislators are considering a seismic shift in policy regarding Maryland’s justice system. The Justice Reinvestment Act would reduce the prison population by 14 percent over the next 10 years. A companion measure would dramatically change sentencing for drugs and theft crimes.”

 

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