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A prisoner scaled a camera pole at Cardiff Prison

Prison Widow Global / August 21, 2017 at 8:18 AM 57 views

A prisoner scaled a camera pole at Cardiff Prison.The prisoner climbed an internal fence at the prison on Saturday and could be seen from the perimeter of the prison.A Prison Service spokeswoman said the incident was "successfully resolved by staff".She…

HMP The Mount: Second day of trouble at prison

Prison Widow Global / August 1, 2017 at 4:36 PM 96 views

Riot-trained staff have been sent to HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire for the second day running.BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw said armed prisoners took over Nash Wing and smashed windows, according to well-placed sources.The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said…

Sixty deaths linked to fentanyl drug in UK

Prison Widow Global / August 1, 2017 at 4:07 PM 58 views

Sixty people have died in the UK since December after it is believed they took the dangerous painkilling drug fentanyl, the National Crime Agency says.Best known as the drug that killed pop star Prince, fentanyl is 50 times more potent…

Prisoner resettlement scheme raises concerns

Prison Widow Global / October 5, 2016 at 5:36 PM 215 views

A flagship government policy to support and supervise inmates leaving jail has been severely criticised by inspectors. The chief inspectors of probation and prisons for England and Wales said the "Through the Gate" scheme for offenders serving prison terms of…