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Incoming York County Prison inmates will have to pay $25 processing fee

York County Prison board members on Tuesday approved a $25 processing fee for incoming county inmates, according to county spokesman Carl Lindquist. The policy will not apply to federal immigration detainees housed in the facility and other non-York County inmates, … Continue reading

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York County Prison board members approve policy change for suicide prevention

Detainees and inmates at York County Prison on suicide watch, at a certain point in their observation, won’t require 24-hour supervision, because of changes York County Prison board members approved Tuesday. The prison houses federal immigration detainees, and it generally … Continue reading

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York County Prison warden: detainee who died of hanging didn’t meet criteria for suicide watch

York County Prison Warden Mary Sabol on Tuesday discussed the recent suicide of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainee. Here are some key things Sabol told prison board members about the inmate and suicide monitoring: –The person who committed … Continue reading

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York County Prison officials plan to charge a $25 processing fee for county inmates

Updated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: York County Prison board members voted in favor of establishing a $25 processing for county inmates, which they would have to pay before being allowed to buy blankets, sweatshirts, snacks or other items in the … Continue reading

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Read proposed legislation to require inmate deductions for county prisons

I’ve written about state Sen. Lisa Boscola’s proposed legislation to require county correctional facilities to deduct money from inmate accounts. You can read her proposed legislation here: SB1029 (PDF) SB1029 (Text)

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York County Prison to have new aptitude testing for job applicants

York County Prison will have new aptitude testing for job applicants working with adult offenders. County commissioners approved a contract Wednesday with Ergometrics & Applied Personnel Research, Inc., a human resource management firm specializing in personnel selection and training.

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Read York County Prison’s new religious practices policy

I have a story about York County and some open records requests. One of the requests involved the religious practices policy for York County Prison. Here is the new policy:   New Religious Practices Policy (PDF) New Religious Practices Policy (Text) … Continue reading

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Read York County Prison reports

Here is a look at some recent York County Prison reports: York County Prison reports (PDF) York County Prison reports (Text)

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Full news release from county on carbon monoxide leak at prison

Full release from the county on the carbon monoxide leak at York County Prison (sent shortly before 11 a.m.): On Wednesday evening, inmates in a female housing unit within the York County Prison presented symptoms consistent with carbon monoxide exposure.

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Face the Facts: U.S. is the World’s Imprisonment Capital

Face the Facts looks at the number of people in the U.S. prison system.

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