Guards

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Fired Guards Charged With Cuffing Inmate To Shower

Two Pennsylvania county jail guards have been fired and charged with handcuffing an inmate to a shower stall for more than 30 minutes as they threw boxes, toilet paper rolls and rubber gloves filled with water at him.

11/20/2014

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5 Allegheny County Jail Employees Suspended

Five employees at the Allegheny County Jail have been suspended without pay after an employee brought a gun to work.

05/09/2014

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3 Prison Guards Suspended For Alleged Inmate Abuse

Three county prison guards in Pennsylvania have been suspended and face charges they harassed and otherwise mistreated inmates.

10/04/2013

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