Monmouth County jail is scanning the inside of inmates

FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Correctional Institution is the first correctional facility in New Jersey to purchase and operate a full-body X-ray device to detect concealed objects on inmate, according to the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden said in a press release that the goal of the equipment is to prevent the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 31st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Monmouth Jail Cleared In Wrongful Death Suit

JailpicA federal jury in Trenton found that Monmouth County Corrections Officers did not violate the civil rights of, nor use excessive force in subduing a 22 year old inmate in 2010, according to a report at app.com.  The jury found that Monmouth County and the Correctional Institution was no liable in the July29, 2010 death of Amit Bornstein, a Marlboro man who had been arrested earlier that day on contempt of court charges for failure to appear in court on burglary and drug charges.

The civil case was decided by the jury in a matter of hours following a two and one half week trial.

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Posted: March 7th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: , , , , | 7 Comments »

Go Topless Activists Say They Will Picket Monmouth County Jail This Morning

Susan-B-Anthony-194905-1-402Somehow this event didn’t make it to Greg’s List.

GoTopless.org, the group that says laws that prohibit women from exposing their chests are discriminatory violations of the 14th Amendment, announced that they will be protesting Phoenix Feeley’s incarceration for going topless in Spring Lake in 2008 by picketing in front of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution this morning from 9am till noon.

GoTopless is making Feeley out to be a modern day Susan B. Anthony.  Nadine Gary, a spokeswoman for the organization, said in statement on their website, “Suffragette activists, like Phoenix Feeley and other topless activists today, willingly went to jail for claiming their rights.”

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Posted: August 10th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Frank Pallone, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Tea Party, U.S. Constitution | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Go Topless Activists Say They Will Picket Monmouth County Jail This Morning

Hazmat situation at county jail appears to be a false alarm

9:42 PM APP.com and News12 both reported in the last half hour that there is a hazardous materials situation at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

Sheriff Shaun Golden told MMM that the situation looks to be a false alarm.   Golden said that no one is sick at the facility and that precautionary test are being performed.  So far all tests are negative for any hazardous materials.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County Correctional Institution | Tags: , , , , | 12 Comments »