Monthly Archives: July 2010

NY. OCFS Contract Provider Has Child Who Destroys Property Arrested

CANAAN — A 17-year-old Berkshire Farm’s resident from Schenectady was charged with felony criminal mischief after screaming and throwing furniture in class, State Police said. Melchizedek Williams was arrested Monday after an outburst in class that also included foul language, troopers … Continue reading

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Restraint Expert Dr. Darrell L. Ross

http://www.wiu.edu/ Since August 2006, Dr. Ross has been serving as the Chair in the Department of Law Enforcement & Justice Administration at Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois. From 1992 to 2006 Dr. Ross taught criminal justice courses at East Carolina … Continue reading

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The Unintended Consequences of an Unduly Restrictive, Illegal and Discriminatory Restraint and Other Practices In Iowa Results in 50,000 people on a child abuse register blacklist

In Iowa, it’s far too easy to get on the child abuse registry and far too difficult to get off of the registry. NYS OCFS had this problem too.  NY’s solution was to shred 25,000 name clearing hearing petitions.  See … Continue reading

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D.C. Mayor Fenty Fires Head of Juvenile Justice Agency.

Mayor Adrian Fenty fired the head of the city’s juvenile rehabilitation agency under mounting political pressure to make changes to a system that has seen five of its wards killed and nine others arrested on murder charges this year. Fenty … Continue reading

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State Investigation of Whistleblower Lawsuit Supports Medicaid Fraud Allegations Against Madison Center

SOUTH BEND, Ind., June 28 /PRNewswire/ — A recently completed investigation by the state of Indiana supports whistleblower allegations that Madison Center, a behavioral treatment organization in northern Indiana, for years actively sought troubled children to enroll in its programs … Continue reading

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What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused by a Student

This was an interesting post that we found.  It might be time to do a series on this. By Jim S Dean A lot of complaints and accusations are made each year against teachers, with over three-quarters of these being … Continue reading

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Juvie inmate chokes female staffer at NJ

By JOE D’AQUILA Staff Writer www.trentonian.com MONROE TWP. — A civilian employee of the Jamesburg juvenile jail was taken to the hospital after she was attacked and choked by an inmate Monday night. The attack took place at about 5:45 … Continue reading

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