CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Correctional Officers

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Correctional Officers Charged With Organizing Attack On Inmate

Two Cook County Jail guards were charged Thursday with arranging the beating of an 18-year-old inmate after he short-circuited power in the jail.

02/22/2013

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Correctional Officers Charged With Organizing Attack On Prisoner

Two Cook County correctional officers were charged Thursday with gathering a group of inmates to beat anther prisoner inside the jail last year.

02/21/2013

Nikki Bostic-Jones

Safer Crosswalks Coming To Site Where Correctional Officer Was Killed

Preliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Corrections Officer Killed

Lake County, Ind., Jail Warden Resigns Amid Drunkenness Allegations

The warden at the Lake County Jail in Northwest Indiana has stepped down, amid allegations that he was drunk when he showed up to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one of his correctional officers dead.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Britney Meux With Daughter

Family, Friends Pay Respects To Correctional Officer Killed In Crash

Loved ones gathered Monday to remember a 25-year-old Lake County, Ind., correctional officer, who was killed instantly when a vehicle slammed into her last week.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Brittany Meux

Person Of Interest Held In Crash That Killed Officer In Indiana

There are reports that a person of interest is being questioned in connection with a hit-and-run crash this week that killed one Lake, Ind., County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others in Crown Point.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012