Delaware prisons http://delmarvapublicradio.net en ACLU Files Court Order Against Delaware Prisons In Rape Case http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/aclu-files-court-order-against-delaware-prisons-rape-case <p></p><p>The American Civil Liberties Union has filed for a court order to enforce reforms in Delaware prisons claiming the Department of Corrections has failed to follow through on its promises to protect female prisoners from sexual assault.</p><p>The legal action comes five years after a female prisoner reported being raped by a prison guard.</p><p>That resulted in a year and a-half of civil lawsuits brought with the help of the ACLU which resulted in a settlement.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:44:23 +0000 Don Rush 30016 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net ACLU Files Court Order Against Delaware Prisons In Rape Case New Radio System For Improving Communications at Delaware Prisons http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/new-radio-system-improving-communications-delaware-prisons <p>NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - State officials are unveiling a new radio system that improves communications within Delaware&#39;s prison system.</p><p>A demonstration of the new 700 megahertz radio system was planned Tuesday at the state women&#39;s prison in New Castle.</p><p>Officials say the new system supports communications both inside prison facilities and, for the first time, provides communications between facilities and directly with first responders.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:46:48 +0000 Don Rush 18910 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net New Radio System For Improving Communications at Delaware Prisons