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  1. New security systems online at prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUAM News

    There's some progress for the prison today: no more popping locks inside DOC. Or at least that's the goal of renovations at Post 7, 17 and Post 6, which is the Maximum Security Unit.

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  2. Police beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | NWAonline

    ... morning, charges had not been filed and bail had not been set. Brown is a correctional officer at the Maximum Security Unit near Tucker, said Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves. He said Brown has been placed on administrative ...

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  3. Australian female inmate numbers rose 65 Per Cent in the past decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... rise in the male prison population over the same period. The Sir David Longland Correctional Centre Maximum Security Unit (pictured) 'Areas like fraud and drug crime are really shaped very much by police and prosecution discretion so if Centrelink ...

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  4. Correction Department closes two small prison facilities due to staff vacanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    ... have large gaps in staffing: The Varner Unit in Grady has 97 correctional officer vacancies, the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker has 57 correctional officer vacancies, and the Tucker Unit (sometimes called "Little Tucker" to distinguish itself from ...

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  5. Appeals ruling favors mother of slain news anchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... nwhile Pressly's killer, Curtis Vance, is serving a life-without-parole sentence for his crimes at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker.

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  6. Inmate dies in a single-man cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Arkansas Times

    ... In September, three men - Anthony Howard at EARU , Kenneth Jones at Cummins and Cody Brickner at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker - were found unconscious in their cells and then pronounced dead. In November, death row inmate James Coulter, who ...

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  7. ADC can't retain guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... bumps on top of that: 6 percent for correctional officers at Cummins, East Arkansas Regional, Tucker Maximum Security Unit and 10 percent for Varner. In a large purple banner stuck in front of the Cummins and Varner Unit on U.S. Highway 65, the ADC ...

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  8. Inmates charged for guard attacks at 2 Arkansas prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | The Courier

    ... Gary Gould with one count of battery for the attack on another guard earlier that afternoon at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker. Traylor and Williams were also each charged with one count of possession or use of a weapon by an incarcerated ...

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  9. 5 inmates charged in 2 attacks at Arkansas prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... were additionally charged with possession of a weapon by an inmate. Gary Gould, a former inmate at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, was charged with first-degree battery in the attack on an officer at that unit. All five inmates are now housed ...

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  10. Four inmates charged in September attack of Arkansas correctional officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... into a barracks and "barricaded the doors." On the same day, another attack occurred in the Tucker Maximum Security Unit and had "multiple injuries to face and head and was taken to a hospital for treatment." UPDATE (10:09 a.m., Dec. 15) A fifth ...

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  11. Guards' policy slips cited for state prison flare-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... a On July 22, a corrections officer fired three warning shots in response to a stabbing at the Maximum Security Unit. a On Aug. 7, six inmates at the Maximum Security Unit took keys from an officer and held several guards hostage for three hours. a ...

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  12. Inmates who held guards hostage treated, returned to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Courier

    The inmates who held two guards hostage for two and a half hours at a maximum security prison in Arkansas have been returned to state custody after being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, state prison officials said Monday The Department of Correction said the guards at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker were released Friday night with minor injuries while the two inmates were treated at a hospital before being transferred to another prison facility the following morning. The department said the guards were freed after officers used lethal and non-lethal weapons.

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  13. Inmates who held guards hostage treated, returned to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The inmates who held two guards hostage for two and a half hours at a maximum security prison in Arkansas have been returned to state custody after being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, state prison officials said Monday The Department of Correction said the guards at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker were released Friday night with minor injuries while the two inmates were treated at a hospital before being transferred to another prison facility the following morning. The department said the guards were freed after officers used lethal and non-lethal weapons.

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  14. Correctional officers taken hostage at Arkansas prison released with only minor injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    Inmates on Friday took two correctional officers hostage at the Maximum Security Unit near Tucker, according to a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction. In a written statement, spokesman Solomon Graves said the correctional officers were taken hostage by two inmates in a housing area at the prison Friday evening.

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  15. Arkansas inmates take 2 guards hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | WPTV Local News

    ... Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves. The incident occurred in a housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock. Graves said the two inmates were taken into custody after "a use of ...

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  16. Arkansas prison guards held hostage by 2 inmates released, captors in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Two correctional officers who were briefly held hostage Friday night by a pair of inmates at an Arkansas maximum security prison have been released, and their captors are in custody, officials said. The incident took place in the housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, located about 30 miles southeast of Little Rock.

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  17. Maximum-unit prisoners hold 2 guards awhileRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    Inmates on Friday took two correctional officers hostage at the Maximum Security Unit near Tucker, according to a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction.

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  18. Prison spokesman: Arkansas inmates take 2 guards hostageRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves. The incident occurred in a housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock. Graves said the two inmates were taken into custody after "a use of ...

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  19. Guards taken hostage during altercation have been releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    Two correctional officers taken hostage by inmates early Friday evening at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker have been released, authorities said. A spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction said in a statement that the officers suffered "only minor injuries" consisting of lacerations and bruising, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

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  20. Spokesman: Arkansas prison inmates take 2 guards hostageRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A prison system spokesman says two correctional officers were held hostage briefly by a pair of inmates at a state prison in central Arkansas. Spokesman Solomon Graves of the Arkansas Department of Correction says the officers were freed with minor injuries shortly after being taken hostage Friday evening in a housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas.

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