New French Minister of Justice Visits Troubled Prison

The handover ceremony (Cérémonie de passation de pouvoir) between Nicole Belloubet and Éric Dupond-Moretti, Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice, took place on July 7, 2020 on the steps of the Hôtel de Bourvallais, seat of the Chancellery.   Nicole Belloubet welcomed the new Keeper of the Seals (Garde des Sceaux) by saying “This will … More New French Minister of Justice Visits Troubled Prison

Two French Prison Guard Hostages Freed From Armed Inmate

UPDATE: 12.06.2019 – The intervention of RAID (Recherche, Assistance, Intervention, Dissuasion) and ERIS (Equipes Régionales d’Intervention et de Sécurité) teams at the Penitentiary Center of Alençon-Condé-sur-Sarthe, Normandy, France ended on June 12th around 00:30 The first prison guard was released around 11.30pm, and the second was released when the inmate surrendered. The Minister of Justice,  … More Two French Prison Guard Hostages Freed From Armed Inmate

G4S to Deliver Technology for French Electronic Monitoring Programme

A consortium, led by G4S, announces it has won a €30m contract to provide the latest electronic monitoring equipment. A consortium led by G4S, the world’s leading security company, announces it has won a four-year contract valued at €30m to provide its latest electronic monitoring equipment and software for the Ministry of Justice in France. … More G4S to Deliver Technology for French Electronic Monitoring Programme