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Denmark To Ban Cash in Largest Prisons to Fight Crime

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Denmark’s government says it will ban cash in the country’s largest prisons and require inmates to pay electronically, to make it “easier to follow the money flow in and out.” Justice Minister Soeren Pape Poulsen says

Drug Drone Drop Derailed

On Monday a civilian drone was seized after it crash landed inside Oklahoma State Penitentiary due to operator error. The drone’s operator hit the razorwire and lost control of the vehicle, which crashed in the McAlester Texas prison where it was confiscated by prison staff.

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Obama Admin. Approves Plan to Make Prison Phone Calls More Affordable

In a controversial vote Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission approved a plan to “Ensuring Just, Reasonable, & Fair Rates for Inmate Calling” and would place a cap on the amount of money that communications companies charge convicts to make phone calls in jails and prisons across the country.

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‘Isolate Jailed Muslims To Prevent Radicalisation’ Says Think Tank

Experts are advising that imprisoned Islamic extremists should have their own segregated prison wings to prevent the radicalisation of more moderate inmates among Britain’s growing Muslim prisoner population. The Quilliam Foundation, the world’s first counter-extremism think tank, has suggested a trial of the “essential”

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Video Reveals Hellish ‘Migrant Prisons of Libya’

Things are going so well in Barack Obama’s big foreign-policy “success,” Libya, that people are literally dying to get out. Vice News recently posted a 27-minute documentary video on the hideous conditions in Libya’s “migrant prisons”—internment camps where refugees are left to rot after their attempts to flee the country across the Mediterranean fail.

Former Governor Rick Perry Joins Right on Crime Campaign

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has joined the list of prominent conservatives who have endorsed the Statement of Principles of the Right on Crime campaign. The announcement was made on Wednesday. Right on Crime is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) in partnership with the American Conservative Union Foundation and Justice Fellowship and seeks to promote criminal justice reforms from a conservative perspective.

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Prop. 47 Blamed for Sudden Rise in Crime Over 2014

A controversial referendum that reduced prison sentences for several categories of minor criminal offense is being blamed for a sharp rise in crime in parts of California, according to Seattle-based Fox News correspondent Dan Springer.

Jihadis in jail: How Islamist gangs took over our prisons

Last week, we witnessed multiple atrocities carried out by French home-grown jihadis. The Kouachi brothers purportedly made clear in communications during their warehouse siege that they wished to be “martyred.” There was speculation among commenters here on Breitbart and elsewhere

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