Family Of Joseph Gomm Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against MINNCOR IndustriesThe family of a murdered Minnesota corrections officer is suing the company that operates the workshop at Stillwater Prison.
Poor Air Quality In Stillwater Prison Could Have Contributed To COVID OutbreakFrom dust build-up in air ducts and filters to water leaks, WCCO has obtained the results of an air quality assessment inside the Stillwater facility. Nearly 80% of the incarcerated population at the Stillwater facility has tested positive for the virus.
Protesters Rally Outside Stillwater Prison After Fatal COVID Outbreak: 'Prisoners' Lives Also Matter'Since September, 903 Stillwater inmates have tested positive for COVID-19. Six had to be hospitalized, and one inmate died. The prison is now on lockdown to try and minimize the spread of the virus.
With Nearly Half Of Stillwater Inmates Diagnosed With COVID, Families Voice Their Frustration And ConcernThe Stillwater Prison is on medical lockdown after nearly half of the inmate population tested positive for COVID-19.
'We Can’t Move Forward': Compensation Stalled To Family Of Corrections Officer KilledAn inmate attacked Officer Joe Gomm at Stillwater Prison in 2018. Now, a bill to compensate his family for the tragedy has stalled.
New Stillwater Prison Warden Guy Bosch Says 'Safe & Secure' Facility Is 'Priority One'A new man is now in charge of the Minnesota prison where a corrections officer lost his life last summer. Joseph Gomm died after an inmate attacked him inside the Stillwater prison.
Hundreds Gather To Remember Officer Joe Gomm A Year After His DeathA mix of deep grief and gratitude for the life of Officer Joseph Gomm encircled the flag Thursday outside Stillwater Prison.
'We've Struggled': Staffing Issues At Stillwater Prison Remain 1 Year After CO Joe Gomm's DeathThis week marks one year since Minnesota's first corrections officer was killed in the line of duty.
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.