Union Rallies for New Pennsylvania Prison

More than 100 correctional officers, union leaders, county officials and supporters rallied at the Fayette County Courthouse on April 11 to push for the construction of a new prison. Members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), which represents some 70 correctional officers employed at the current Fayette County Prison, organized the gathering.

Protecting Correctional Officers With New Trauma Shield

Harding Tactical Systems Inc. of Vancouver, BC has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with the American Correctional Officer and the American Correctional Officer Intelligence Network to supply the HTS Trauma Shield to officers publicly employed at correctional facilities in the United States.