12Sep 2015

Inmate Holds Dozens Hostage at Sumner County Jail

An inmate is back in prison after he escaped and purportedly held a number of people hostage at the Sumner County Jail, the dramatic incident involved an officer who was injured in the ordeal.

Gallatin Police reported that James McCutchen a 40-year-old was being booked into […]

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12Sep 2015

Inmates Say They Worked Without Pay at Private Jail in Nashville

It is not a secret that prison slave labor can generate revenue and cut costs significantly. It has become a nationwide phenomenon where business owners are vying to use inmates to gain a competitive advantage and reduce operational costs; on the other hand government agencies are also exploiting […]

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30Jul 2015
Jul 30, 2015

What is an Outstanding Warrant?

An outstanding arrest warrant is an issued arrest warrant that has not been served or carried out. This may be caused by a suspected criminal intentionally evading law enforcement, a suspected unintentionally unaware of the warrant out for him or her or the agency responsible for delivering the […]

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30Jul 2015
Jul 30, 2015

What is a Bench Warrant?

The term “bench” from “bench warrant” refers to the traditional term for the judge’s seat. This means that when the defendant has failed to show presence on a specific scheduled in the court, a warrant called bench warrant is issued by the court or the […]

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