It's a common scene in prison movies set in the deep South: A line of inmates, chained together and decked out in bright orange jumpsuits, dutifully picking up trash or digging a ditch by the side of a dusty road as a shotgun-toting sheriff watches over them through tinted aviator sunglasses.The cha ... More >>
The medical association examines the county's jail system and finds trouble behind bars
County jail officials finally decide to get serious about a highly contagious disease
George Burgess, the county manager, hits a sour note
Parking -- that's right, parking
At MetroWest Detention Center one bad fire deserves another -- and another?
Especially when you have investigators breathing down your neck and rabble-rousers raising holy hell
For years people have been alleging that Miami bail-bond king Jim Viola bribes county corrections officers. For years the FBI and the State Attorney's Office have been investigating. And for years nothing has happened.
The Dade corrections department has yet to recover from the beating of Frank Dennis. And that was more than three years ago.
If racial strife and political bickering were crimes, the entire staff of Dade County's corrections department would be locked up
60 Minutes closes the book on the legacy of jailhouse phone-scam artist Danny Faries. You don't say!
Of approximately 55,000 people arrested and charged with felonies in Dade County every year, more than 20,000 are released under the aegis of Pretrial Services while awaiting trial