Stephanie Smithwhite, 40, denied that a hole that she had cut in her uniform trousers was for a sexual purpose, but the sentencing judge said it was hard to imagine why else it was there. The disgraced officer eventually told investigators how he became obsessed with her and would buzz from his cell to call for her attention. Last month she admitted two counts of misconduct in a public office, with one charge relating to their sexual relationship, said to have lasted between June and December , and the second count regarding her failing to report that she knew he had access to a phone. Warren was known to have previously continued to run his criminal enterprises from behind bars using mobile phones, but Smithwhite did not report him using a phone to contact her. He was also known to have started relationships with other prison staff previously, but Smithwhite failed to resist him, despite undergoing training about manipulative and corrupting inmates. The judge said she was infatuated with him — even getting his name, Curtis, tattoed next to a rose on her body.
N.J. corrections officer accused of sex with inmate, state says
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By Joshua Rhett Miller. June 10, am Updated June 10, am. A corrections officer at an Idaho prison had sex with an inmate — and gave him raunchy photographs to remember her by, authorities said. Miranda Ackerman, 29, is facing charges of having sexual contact with an adult inmate and unlawfully introducing contraband into the Idaho Maximum Security Institution, where she worked until her resignation in early April, the Idaho Press reports. Ackerman, of Nampa, is suspected of getting hot and heavy with the inmate over a one-month span starting on Feb. Ackerman, who went by the name Miranda Jefferds during her time at the lockup, is also accused of giving the inmate graphic photographs, leading to the contraband charge, police and prosecutors said. The alleged sexual activity took place on more than one occasion, KBOI reports.
Female corrections officer accused of having sex with inmate
Despite many efforts to address it, sexual assault persists in prisons and jails across the country. A tweet misrepresenting the legality of officer-inmate sexual relations is spreading misinformation across multiple social platforms. On June 11, stardust. In September , Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act , which promoted a zero-tolerance policy for inmate rape.
More than 2, prison staff disciplined in five years, MoJ figures show. Emily Watson was among one of hundreds of prison officers sacked for misconduct, in her case after a sexual relationship with an inmate was discovered. Watson was jailed for 12 months last Friday after she pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office for having sex with John McGee, who was serving an eight-year term for killing a charity worker in a hit-and-run crash. Data released to the Guardian under the Freedom of Information Act shows prison staff were sacked for misconduct between mid and mid, including 39 for inappropriate relationships with prisoners, of whom at least 16 were women and at least 14 were men. Other misconduct charges included breach of security and assaulting prisoners.