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warden

1. Archaic any of various public officials, esp one responsible for the enforcement of certain regulations
2. Chiefly US and Canadian the chief officer in charge of a prison
3. Brit the principal or president of any of various universities or colleges
4. See churchwarden
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Detectives have arrested two prison wardens after footage showed them hiding huge amounts of cocaine.The officers identified as William Chengo and Boniface Kipkorir were captured on CCTV camera on Monday hiding the drugs in a toilet at the Manyani Maximum Security Prison in Voi, Taita Taveta County.
The prison warden who opened the gate of the prison has been arrested and he is interrogated in the National Security facility, as he is suspected of collusion with the prisoners, said Col Gabriel Both.
At the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR ) quarterly wardens meeting on July 16, A, the California Prison Industry Authority (CALM) ognized Avenal State Prison Warden Carl Wof ford arden of the Year.
The ruling is also significant because it marks the first time a prison warden has been held responsible for torture occurring on his watch.
He said others joined in the protest before it turned violent, leading to the beating of a prison warden. Two guards were held captive by the inmates.
It identified the hostages as a prison warden, three nurses and eight prisoners who were being treated in the infirmary.
The vote came despite reservations from ministry officials, who stressed that such action was sometimes required for self-defence during a brawl with inmates and needed approval from a prison warden and not the minister.
The prison warden has been indicted by the Beersheba District Court for
To be more precise, I'm hoping Anna will tell me some juicy yarns about her time working as a prison warden.
The prison warden brought to inmates' attention the "package deal" addressing all of their demands including prison term-reduction stipulated under penal code 108 and amelioration of appalling prison detention conditions of extreme overcrowding.
One was identified as a prison warden. The opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party, known as the PRI, which dominated Mexico for 70 years until 2000, was expected to win numerous races and bolster its campaign to retake the presidency when Calder?n's term ends in two years.