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An inmate at Moose Lake prison and a corrections officer at the Red Wing juvenile facility each tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, marking…
Nate Smith was among five officers dismissed last summer.
Firefighters, paramedics and police are particularly vulnerable.
Some judges "have insisted" that inmates appear in court, instead of with remote hearings, the agency said.
Both men are expected to survive.
Public defenders are also rallying to release nonviolent inmates
The State Public Defender’s Office is rallying its staff to demand the release of jail inmates across Minnesota to protect them from the spread of…
The federal court system in Minnesota has suspended all jury trials for civil and criminal cases, effective immediately through late April in response to the novel coronavirus.
Corrections officials strive to avoid infection in the contained environments.
The 11-year-old autistic child was seriously injured, but doctors expect him to survive.