20, Dec 2014 - Marshall, MS Ex-MBN chief taking on Mississippi's prison system
Marshall Fisher is Gov. Phil Bryant's choice to clean up the state Department of Corrections.
20, Dec 2014 - Jackson, MS Ex-MBN director Marshall Fisher picked to lead Mississippi Department of Corrections
Marshall Fisher JACKSON, Mississippi -- A former head of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is set to become the new leader of the state Department of Corrections. Marshall Fisher will take over a prison system that has been rocked by...
19, Dec 2014 - Rankin, MS Marshall Fisher named state's prison chief
Former Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director Marshall Fisher has been named to replace Chris Epps as the commissioner of the Department of Corrections. Fisher will take over as prisons chief next month, Gov. Phil Bryant said. Rick McCarty has been serving as interim commissioner since Epps' resignation Nov. 5. McCarty will resume his position as deputy commissioner of administration and ...
12, Oct 2014 - Marshall, MS Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuit
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual ...
08, Oct 2014 - Marshall, MS Two Bidders Seek Private Prison Contract
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections say two companies are bidding to manage East Mississippi Correctional Facility and three other privately operated prisons.