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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...

Assault Alert

Auburn, NY –  Eight Correction Officers were sent to the hospital when a large group of inmates attacked them in the recreation yard at Auburn Correctional Facility.  Full Press Release 

Officers Assaulted, Injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility

Inmate Attacked Two Officers During Contraband Search Ossining, NY – Two correction officers were injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility when they were attacked by an inmate during a cell search at the maximum security prison. Full Release

Officers Seize Synthetic Marijuana at Greene Correctional Faculty

Coxsackie, NY – Officers assigned to the package room at Greene Correctional Facility found over a half pound of Synthetic Marijuana, commonly known as K2, in a package mailed to an inmate incarcerated at the medium security prison.  Full Press Release 

Officer Has Feces Thrown on Him

Albion, NY – A  correction officer had feces thrown on him by a female inmate at Albion Correctional Facility. Full Press Release 

Drugs Found in Mailed Package to Inmate

Elmira, NY – An officer assigned to the package room at Elmira Correctional Facility found Synthetic Marijuana, commonly known as K2, in a package  mailed to an inmate incarcerated at the maximum security prison.  Full Press Release

Drugs Found in Mailed Package to Inmate

Beekman, NY – Officers assigned to the package room at Green Haven Correctional Facility found 1.4 pounds of Synthetic Marijuana, commonly known as K2, in a package  mailed to an inmate incarcerated at the maximum security prison.  Full Press Release 

Assaults on Staff Cause Lockdown at Auburn Correctional Facility

Auburn Correctional Facility was locked down after a series of inmate on inmate fights and assaults on staff at the maximum security facility.  Since March 1st , four assaults on staff have occurred at the facility and a large number of inmate on inmate fights  caused...

Visitor Arrested at Marcy Correctional Facility

Downstate Woman Accused of Trying to Smuggle Drugs, Razors to Inmate Marcy, NY – The girlfriend of an inmate was arrested at Marcy  Correctional Facility, accused of attempting to smuggle drugs and ceramic razors into the medium security prison during a visit.  The 22...

Officers Injured at Wallkill and Sullivan Correctional Facilities

Two Officers Bitten and Two Have Feces Thrown on Them Wallkill & Fallsburg, NY – Two officers were injured at Wallkill Correctional Facility when an inmate attacked them while they were conducting a search for contraband at the medium security prison this week. ...