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Police Investigate New Lead On Escaped New York Prisoners

The manhunt is leading authorities hundreds of miles away from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.

06/20/2015

Erik Jensen knew escaped prisoner Richard Matt while serving time at the Clinton Correctional Center. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Former Inmate Who Knew Prisoner David Sweat Shocked By Escape

A former inmate who bonded with one of the escaped inmates at the Clinton Correctional Facility upstate spoke out for the first time Friday.

06/19/2015

Contraband allegedly smuggled into Manhattan Detention Center by a correction officer (Credit: Handout)

Officials: NYC Jail Searchers Find Apparent Escape Plot Following Smuggling Network Bust

The criminal activities happened from December through last month, according to prosecutors.

06/18/2015

A man was shot and wounded at the Borough Hall subway station in downtown Brooklyn on Monday, March 10. (Credit: Nica, via Instagram)

Sources: Retired Correction Officer Shoots, Kills Man In Brooklyn Subway Quarrel

A retired New York City correction officer shot and a man who later died Tuesday evening, in a confrontation at the Borough Hall subway station in busy downtown Brooklyn, sources said.

03/10/2015

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Prosecutors: N.J. Corrections Officer, Girlfriend Found Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide

A New Jersey state corrections officer and his girlfriend were found dead in their Nutley, New Jersey home this week – in what prosecutors believe was a murder-suicide.

01/16/2015

Correction Officer Austin Romain has been convicted of smuggling items into the jails at Rikers Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Rikers Correction Officer Convicted Of Smuggling Pot, Other Items

A Rikers Island correction officer was convicted Friday of smuggling drugs and other items into the jail.

12/12/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting in Queens on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Retired Correction Officer Killed In Queens Shooting

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday in Queens Village at 108th Avenue between 226th and 227th streets.

01/10/2014

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NYC Correction Officer Charged With Assault, Robbery

An off-duty New York City correction officer was arrested early Sunday on robbery and assault charges.

12/01/2013

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2 Robbery Suspects Shot, Wounded By Correction Officer In Newark

An Essex County, N.J., correction officer shot and wounded two teens who allegedly tried to rob him in Newark early Monday, authorities said.

07/29/2013

Juan R. Stevens is accused of impersonating an officer to coerce women into sex. (credit: NJ Office of the Attorney General)

Prosecutors: Burlington Twp Man Impersonated Police Officer To Sexually Assault Women

Juan R. Stevens, 50, faces numerous charges after he allegedly coerced four women into having sex with him. In each case, Stevens, claimed to be a law enforcement officer and flashed what appeared to be a badge, prosecutors said.

07/17/2013

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Correction Officer Charged With Strangulation, Obstruction Of Breathing

A New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.

05/05/2013

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Prosecutors: Correction Officer Pregnant With Convicted Cop Killer’s Baby

Prosecutors said federal correction officer Nancy Gonzalez, 29, was arrested Tuesday morning at her home in Huntington, Long Island.

02/05/2013

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NYC Dept. Of Correction ‘Saddened’ By Mass. Cop Slay

The New York City Department of Correction is offering its condolences to the family of a Springfield, Mass. police officer who was fatally shot by a correction officer from New York who then took his own life.

06/05/2012

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Off-Duty Rikers Island Correction Officer Shoots Attacker In Brooklyn

An off-duty correction officer has shot and wounded a man who attacked him with a pipe outside a fast food restaurant in Brooklyn.

06/04/2011

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NYC Correction Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

A New York City correction officer has been charged with trying to sell tobacco and prescription pills to inmates.

11/14/2010