Officer Parise’s Procession Saddens Stillwater ResidentsIn a town with historic ties to people working in corrections, Stillwater residents are sharing the sadness. Stillwater Mayor Ted Kozlowski stood on the corner of Churchill and Fourth streets Tuesday to pay his final respects to fallen corrections officer Joseph Parise.
Lawmaker Calls For Change In Wake Of Officer Joe Parise’s DeathA Minnesota lawmaker is making moves at the capitol in the name of safety for corrections officers across the state. It comes after Oak Park Heights Corrections Officer Joe Parise died of a medical emergency on Monday. He had responded to help a different officer injured in an attack by an inmate.
Staff Safety In Prisons Questioned After Joe Parise's DeathSafety inside Minnesota prisons is once again in question after a corrections officer lost his life after responding to an attack.
MCF-Oak Park Heights Inmate Pleads Guilty To Murdering Fellow InmateAn inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights plead guilty to murdering a fellow inmate by strangulation in 2013, according to county officials. According to County Attorney Pete Orput, Benjamin Beck, 30, plead guilty to second degree intentional murder in connection to 2013 death of inmate 30-year-old Shane Cooper.