Correctional Institution Inspection Committee http://wcbe.org en Report Details Percentage Of Prisoners Who Belong To Gangs http://wcbe.org/post/report-details-percentage-prisoners-who-belong-gangs <p><span lang="EN">A new report shows the percentage of Ohio inmates in recognized gangs varies sharply between institutions, but remains steady at 16 percent of the overall prison population. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:24:16 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 58102 at http://wcbe.org Report Details Percentage Of Prisoners Who Belong To Gangs Prisons Officials To Keep Death Row Cell Windows Open http://wcbe.org/post/prisons-officials-keep-death-row-cell-windows-open <p><span lang="EN">The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it plans to install screens on windows in prison cells for death row inmates to keep birds from flying inside. Tue, 20 May 2014 10:52:44 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 56300 at http://wcbe.org Prisons Officials To Keep Death Row Cell Windows Open Death Row Inmates Complain About Bird Droppings Through Open Windows http://wcbe.org/post/death-row-inmates-complain-about-bird-droppings-through-open-windows <p><span lang="EN">Inmates on Ohio's death row are complaining about birds and bird droppings getting into their cells through open windows. Mon, 19 May 2014 22:16:19 +0000 Associated Press 56281 at http://wcbe.org Report: Youth Prison Guards Using Force Against Inmates More Often http://wcbe.org/post/report-youth-prison-guards-using-force-against-inmates-more-often <p>A new report by a legislative watchdog for state criminal justice programs shows guards in youth prisons are more often resorting to force to control inmates. Fri, 02 May 2014 10:28:54 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 55345 at http://wcbe.org Report: Youth Prison Guards Using Force Against Inmates More Often African-Americans More Likely To Be Targets Of Prison Uses Of Force http://wcbe.org/post/african-americans-more-likely-be-targets-prison-uses-force <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>A state report shows force was used disproportionately by Ohio prison staff against African-American inmates last year. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 10:47:39 +0000 Jim Letizia 39216 at http://wcbe.org