Former Correctional Officer at Jessup Correctional Institution Pleads Guilty to Federal Racketeering Conspiracy Charge

Smuggled Contraband Narcotics into Prison in Exchange for Bribe Payments; Three Co-Conspirators Have Previously Pleaded Guilty to the Racketeering Conspiracy Former Correctional Dietary Officer Chanel Pierce, age 27, of Pikesville, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to a federal racketeering conspiracy in connection with her work at the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI).  The conspiracy included former correctional … More Former Correctional Officer at Jessup Correctional Institution Pleads Guilty to Federal Racketeering Conspiracy Charge

#WeApplaud – Let’s not forget our brave Correctional Officers

A campaign is underway across the global corrections community to highlight the work of prison and correctional staff during the coronavirus pandemic. Messages of support are being sent to jurisdictions across the world in an effort to boost the morale of those who work within our prison and probation systems and to give recognition for … More #WeApplaud – Let’s not forget our brave Correctional Officers

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced After Smuggling Contraband into US State Prison

Mark Edward Jeffery, a former Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) officer, who smuggled alcohol, drugs, and contraband cellphones into Hays State Prison, has been sentenced to federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.  “Smuggling illegal contraband into a prison jeopardizes the safety of jailers and inmates alike,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. … More Former Correctional Officer Sentenced After Smuggling Contraband into US State Prison