Oregon prisons don’t report escape attempts

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the past five years, 18 inmates were caught with escape plans at prisons in Oregon.

The Oregon Corrections Department doesn’t publicly report the attempts.

Documents obtained by The Oregonian through the Public Records Law show 2010 was the busiest year with 10 inmates sanctioned for escape attempts.


Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.

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