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CT DOC to Close Prison

CT DOC to Close Prison By Published: 04/01/2011 The commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Correction, Leo C. Arnone has announced that the agency will close a second prison effective June 1, 2011. “The closing of the Gates Correctional Institution…Read More

Pension and health benefits

I took a job knowing I would never get rich. I've missed out on many holidays and time with my family. If I got a "bonus" it would be investigated. I am expected to lay down my life if it is necessary. My life expectancy is shorter than yours because of the…Read More

CODE ORANGE FUND We are committed to helping Connecticut Correctional employees and their families in their time of need. By donating or purchasing products here you are helping us to help others. We will be holding raffles throughout the year…Read More

Corrections Officers Assaulted at Northern Correctional Institute

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Corrections Officers Assaulted at Northern Correctional Institute The Hartford Courant 2:09 p.m. EST, January 6, 2010 SOMERS — - Northern Correctional Institution is in lockdown after two inmates assaulted four corrections…Read More

Shutting down a prison, a short-sighted solution

Inmate Can Stand Trial In Killing Of Cellmate

Saturday, November 21, 2009 Inmate Can Stand Trial In Killing Of Cellmate By DAVID OWENS Hartford Courant November 21, 2009 VERNON — - An inmate at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers can stand trial for the July killing of his cellmate, a judge…Read More

Code Orange!!!!

I am trying to raise money to help a fellow Correctional oOfficer and his family.His wife was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer, He was diagnosed soon after with a brain tumor (terminal).They also recently lost both their family pet dogs, one to cancer and the…Read More
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