Wyoming Department Of Corrections
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming spent about $20.7 million on prison health care services in 2011, ranking it third-highest among states in such spending per inmate, according to a new report.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of condemned inmates by firing squad.
CASPER, Wyo. — An African-American man who was a guard at the Wyoming State Penitentiary is claiming that supervisors at the jail did not do enough to change a racist and discriminatory work environment among staff members at the prison during the roughly three years he worked there.
The First Amendment rights of a prisoner at the Wyoming State Penitentiary are being infringed upon by the state, according to a letter the ACLU sent to the Wyoming Department of Corrections on Friday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature is set to consider a bill to repeal laws that require state prisons to offer work release programs to some inmates even as a lawsuit is pending over the issue.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Corrections is pushing to hire correctional officers at the State Penitentiary in Rawlins.
LUSK, Wyo. — Virginia Pullen has taken over as the new warden of the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk.
CHEYENNE – A 77-year-old Wyoming inmate died Saturday following a lengthy illness.
Prison warden Phil Myer resigned last week from his post at the Wyoming Women’s Center in Lusk, according to Wyoming Department of Corrections officials.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — A former Sheridan probation and parole officer accused of having a romantic relationship with a woman he supervised has pleaded not guilty to felony second-degree sexual assault.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State Employment Compensation Commission is recommending a pilot program to test a new way to distribute salary increases among state employees.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says a 40-year-old inmate has died after a lengthy illness.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming inmate is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming agency officials improperly delayed for years sending him eagle feathers he needed for Native American religious purposes.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — State probation and parole officers in Sheridan are working out of a temporary office after a fire damaged their headquarters.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Ruby Maddox sat through court hearings before.
CASPER — The officer allowed Joe Welch to finish his prime rib before taking him into custody.
LUSK — The Wyoming Department of Corrections said a 60-year-old inmate has died.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Utah construction company that built a medium-security prison in Torrington is suing the Wyoming Department of Corrections over what it says is money still owned for the project.
CASPER, Wyo. — The former probation officer accused of stealing prescription drugs while on the job pleaded guilty in Natrona County District Court on Thursday.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says an inmate in the State Penitentiary has died of natural causes.
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