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Shocking moment prison officer punched to floor by inmate at “violent and overcrowded” HMP Hewell

SHOCKING footage shows a prison officer punched to the floor by an out-of-control inmate - as other prisoners cheer him on. The prisoner bursts out...

Big increase in Scottish prison visitors caught smuggling drugs

JAIL chiefs have reported a 50% increase in the number of prison visitors caught smuggling drugs. A total of 87 visitors were caught with drugs...

Scots cons get “mindfulness” training in bid to reduce violence

SOME of Scotland’s most dangerous prisoners have been taking part in yoga classes and doing breathing exercises in a bid to control their violent...

More than a hundred prisoners allowed to go home for Christmas

PRISON bosses have been condemned for sending nearly half the inmates at a Scottish jail home in time for Christmas. HMP Castle Huntly, in Longfornan...

Paperwork errors put sex criminals and violent thugs back on the streets

PRISON bosses have admitted to setting loose nearly 50 paedophiles and violent criminals because of “sloppy” admin errors. Figures released through a Freedom Of Information...

Pix:MacAskill Launches PrisonWatch

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill launches the PrisonWatch at HMP Edinburgh. A unique partnership initiative between Lothian and Borders Police and the Scottish Prison Service to...

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