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Two Officers Injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility

Inmate Allegedly Throws Hot Cooking Oil and Food on Officers Ossining, NY –Two officers sustained minor injuries when an inmate allegedly threw hot cooking oil and food on them from his cell two floors above. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 10 at...

Drugs Seized at Franklin Correctional Facility

Malone, NY – Officers seized Oxycodone and Synthetic Marijuana from packages mailed to inmates at the medium security correctional facility last week. Full Press Release 

Inmate Fights Plague Auburn Correctional Facility

Auburn, NY – Several inmate fights occurred at Auburn Correctional Facility in the last two weeks that left numerous inmates with lacerations that are consistent with being cut by a weapon. Full Press Release 

Inmate Fights Occur at Elmira Correctional Facility

Elmira , NY – Three separate large inmate fights over the past two weeks led to select blocks of the correctional facility being locked down and several make-shift weapons being seized by officers.  Full Press Release

Contraband Seized at Great Meadow Correctional Facility

Comstock  , NY – An officer processing packages mailed to an inmate discovered Synthetic Marijuana, commonly known as K2, and Fentanyl bundled inside two aluminum cans of corn at the maximum security prison.  Full Press Release.

NYSCOPBA Members Hold Charity Softball Game

Hamburg, NY – On Saturday, September 14,  NYSCOPBA members from Collins, Gowanda, Lakeview, Wende, Orleans, Attica, Wyoming and Albion Correctional Facilities held the 3rd annual charity softball game at the Nike Base in Hamburg and raised over $10,000 for the Make A...

Staff Assault Occurs at Mohawk Correctional Facility

Rome, NY – An inmate serving a 11 year sentence for burglary attacked a corrections officer and punched him several times in the face at the medium security prison last week. Full Press Release 

Officer Attacked at Mid-State Correctional Facility

Officer Sustains Concussion, Facial Fractures Marcy, NY –An officer was knocked unconscious after he was violently attacked by an inmate inside a holding cell at the medium security prison. The incident occurred on Sunday, August 18, at approximately 9:05 a.m.   The...

Orleans, Albion Correctional Facilities Hold Charity Softball Game

Orleans, Albion Correctional Facilities Hold Charity Softball Game

Proceeds Benefit Genesee Cancer Assistance Albion, NY – On Friday August 2, 2019 Albion and Orleans Correctional Facilities held their first charity softball game at the QWL in Albion and raised over $7,000 for the Genesee Cancer Assistance. Over 200 people attended...

Two Officers Injured During Attack by Inmate

Naponach, NY –  Two officers were injured at Ulster Correctional Facility when an inmate attacked them while he was being processed for violating parole.  Full Press Release

Orleans Correctional Facility Holds Charity Golf Tournament

Proceeds Benefit Variety Club of Buffalo Albion, NY – The seventh annual Orleans Correctional Facility Charity Golf Tournament was held on Monday, July 15 at Chestnut Hill Country Club and raised over $15,000 for the Variety Club of Buffalo. Over 200 golfers,...

Officers Seize Suboxone at Mohawk Correctional Faculty

Rome , NY – An alert officer processing mailed packages noticed something wrong with the tax stamp on several packages of cigarettes that led her to discover several bundles of Suboxone strips hidden inside the cigarette box flap at the medium security facility. Full...

Officers Seize Drugs From Visitors at Green Haven Correctional Faculty

Two K9 Searches Net Marijuana & Cocaine Beekman, NY – K9’s alerted to two visitors last week that were allegedly carrying drugs to transfer to inmates during visits at the maximum security prison. On Friday, June 28, at approximately 8:55 a.m. a K9 and his handler...

Inmate Fights Continue at Elmira Correctional Facility

Elmira   , NY – The violence inside Elmira Correctional Facility continued with a series of inmate on inmate fights last Thursday that left one female correction officer with a broken leg at the maximum security facility. Full Press Release 

Unrest Continues at Elmira Correctional Facility

Elmira   , NY – Following a series of incidents in which several officers were injured and visitors arrested attempting to bring drugs into the maximum security prison, several inmate on inmate fights broke out and contraband seized this past Tuesday. Full Press...

Contraband Arrests, Staff Assaults at Elmira Correctional Facility

Two Visitors Arrested with Illegal Drugs, Inmate Assaults on Staff Occur Elmira, NY – Several officers were injured in two separate inmate attacks and two visitors arrested at Elmira Correctional Facility attempting to bring drugs into the maximum security facility...

Officers Seize Drugs at Cayuga Correctional Faculty

Four Visitors Arrested with Contraband Cayuga, NY – Four visitors were arrested at Cayuga Correctional Facility after a K9 alerted to them while they were going through processing to visit an inmate at the medium security prison. All of the arrests occurred on...

Yard Fight Occurs at Clinton Correctional Facility

Inmate Fight Erupts Into Large Brawl Dannemora, NY – A four man inmate fight in the recreation yard escalated into upwards of 60 inmates fighting in the North Recreation Yard at the maximum security facility. The incident occurred on Tuesday, June, 11, at...

Contraband Discovered at Cape Vincent Correctional Facility

Three Officers Taken to Local Hospital After Exposure to Drugs Cape Vincent, NY – Four officers became ill after becoming exposed to Synthetic Marijuana in the package room at the medium security facility. The incident occurred on Friday, May 24, at approximately...

Officer Injured During Inmate Attack at Elmira Correctional Facility

Officer Sustained Nasal Fracture during Assault Elmira, NY – An officer was attacked by an inmate after he found a ceramic scalpel in the inmates pant pocket during a search at Elmira Correctional Facility. The incident occurred on Thursday, May 23rd, at approximately...