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Inmates barricading cell doors, Ideas to combat this

SJ: I wrote this on a earlier post but thought I’d make it it’s own topic. A big problem we have run into is people barricading themselves into their cells. Yes into, sounds dumb I know but if we can’t get them out we are very hesitant to use force due to the fact if something happens we can’t get to them.
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Both Sides of Atlantic Take Aim at Offender Risk In Cyberspace

By Art Bowker, Cybercrime Specialist
Two news events occurred within the last week that warrant notice. The first was the announcement by the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) magazine Perspectives- Fall 2011 of the Issue Paper, ”Managing the Risks Posed by Offender Computer Use.” The second was the announcement that Britain was unveiling a new strategy to battle online threats. Both announcements touch specifically on managing offender computer use. Let’s deal with the first announcement. …. .
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