Rise to the Moment of Truth Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Tag: MASS RELEASE

Prison Alabama News
Bureau of Pardons & Paroles' Cam Ward: Mandatory release had nothing to do with attempted rape of woman in Foley

The attempted rape of a woman in Foley has the attention of lawmakers after city officials released a statement over the weekend blaming the state’s early release program on the incident.

Limestone Alabama News
Inmate out of prison as part of mass release re-arrested after accused of returning to prison to deliver drugs

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) announced the re-arrest of a man that was recently released early from prison as part of the state’s Release to Mandatory Supervision process.

Calhoun County Matthew Wade Alabama News
'It really is shameful' — Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade blasts ADOC for mass prisoner release; Blames agency for death of Bibb County Deputy Brad Johnson

It was just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, when shots rang out in Brierfield, a small community in Bibb County. It wasn’t long before a Blue Alert was issued and residents in the area were told to lock their doors and stay inside. Two deputies had been shot and an “armed and dangerous suspect” was on the loose.

empty prison cell Alabama News
See the state lawmakers who voted for the 2021 law that initiated this week's mass inmate release

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) continues steadily releasing violent inmates after a 2021 law took effect on Tuesday.