Lawmakers, Corrections Employees Discuss Safety Bill From Stillwater PrisonMinnesota lawmakers held a hearing on prison safety from the Stillwater Correctional Facility Wednesday morning.
Lawmakers Tour Stillwater Prison In Wake Of Violent IncidentsState lawmakers toured the Stillwater Correctional Facility Friday afternoon. It was a chance for them to take a closer look at staffing and programming issues at the prison.
Stillwater Corrections Officer Hopeful Conditions Will Improve Under New Commissioner"I've lost sleep. I worry it will happen to one of my fellow officers and when I get to the point where I think I'm past it, it comes up again," Sgt. John Hillyard said. "I want to make sure in the future our officers have the tools and the resources they need to deal with this as we move forward into this year."
Stillwater Prison On Partial Lockdown Following Attack On Corrections OfficerOfficials say part of the Stillwater prison remains on lockdown Wednesday after an inmate assaulted a corrections officer.
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.
Stillwater Corrections Officers Protest Over Safety, Demand More StaffingCorrections officers at the Stillwater prison protested Wednesday during the planned re-opening of the work area where officer Joe Gomm was murdered in late July.
DOC: Lockdown Lifted At Stillwater PrisonInmates at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater are no longer under lockdown.
Man Accused Of Killing Stillwater Correctional Officer Charged With Murder, AssaultEdward Johnson's next court appearance is No. 2.
Family Members Call Prison Conditions 'A Crisis'Prisoners have been on lockdown for nearly a month since corrections officer Joseph Gomm was beaten to death.
Man Accused Of Prison Guard's Death Appears Before JudgeEdward Johnson arrived under tight security from Oak Park Heights, where he's now being held following Officer Joe Gomm's death.
Prison Union Calls For Workplace Changes Following Officer Gomm's DeathThe union representing Minnesota corrections employees is set to demand workplace changes after a prison guard's death last month.