prison guards http://kplu.org en State releases disciplinary records for inmate charged with murder http://kplu.org/post/state-releases-disciplinary-records-inmate-charged-murder <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-957401.mp3</p><p>We&rsquo;re learning more about the Washington prison inmate charged with killing a female correctional officer in January.&nbsp; Prison disciplinary records were obtained for Byron Scherf. They show two major violations, but not for hurting others.</p><p> Mon, 14 Mar 2011 10:44:59 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 991 at http://kplu.org Services for Monroe guard Jayme Biendl today http://kplu.org/post/services-monroe-guard-jayme-biendl-today <p>A public memorial procession and service for Officer Jayme Biendl, the Monroe Correctional Center guard killed two weeks ago at the prison, is expected to attract thousands of mourners in Snohomish County today.&nbsp;</p><p>A motorcade will carry Biendl's body through Monroe beginning at 10:30 a.m., then along Highway 2 into Everett, culminating at the Comcast Center downtown around noon. The public memorial service is set to start at 1 p.m,&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 09:14:57 +0000 KPLU News Staff 735 at http://kplu.org Services for Monroe guard Jayme Biendl today Questions linger over prison guard's killing http://kplu.org/post/questions-linger-over-prison-guards-killing <P>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-949656.mp3</P> <P>Governor Chris Gregoire has ordered flags to fly at half-staff in memory of a slain prison correctional officer. Gregoire has also initiated an outside review of the murder of Officer Jayme Biendl over the weekend. Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:11:23 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 681 at http://kplu.org Gregoire orders investigation into murder of prison guard http://kplu.org/post/gregoire-orders-investigation-murder-prison-guard <p>Washington's governor has ordered an independent investigation into the killing of a prison guard at the Monroe Correctional Center on Saturday night.&nbsp; Veteran officer Jayme Biendl was strangled at her post in the prison chapel. Her body was discovered after she failed to turn in her keys at the close of her shift.</p><p>An inmate who was missing during a routine count earlier Saturday evening, Byron Scherf, is <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/434473_gregoire.html">considered the 'prime suspect' </a>of Monroe Police, according to Seattlepi.com's Chris Grygiel: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 22:40:12 +0000 KPLU News Staff 675 at http://kplu.org Monroe prison guard murdered over weekend http://kplu.org/post/monroe-prison-guard-murdered-over-weekend <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-949343.mp3</p><p>His “worst nightmare.” That's how Washington’s Secretary of Corrections is describing the murder this weekend of a female correctional officer. Prison officials say 34-year-old Jayme Biendl was strangled to death.</p><p><strong> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:37:51 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 674 at http://kplu.org Monroe prison guard murdered over weekend Monday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-6 <p>Making headlines this morning around the Northwest:</p><ul><li><strong>Prison guard death first in 30 years</strong></li><li><strong>Details on Anti-War Protester Spying&nbsp;</strong></li><li><strong>Suicide Prevention Fence for Olympia I-5 Bridge</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Monroe Guard's Death </b></p><p>Shock and sadness over the murder of a Monroe Reformatory guard dominate western Washington headlines. &nbsp;Jayme Biendl was killed late Saturday night while on duty in the prison chapel. An inmate - three-strikes &nbsp;lifer Byron Scherf - is the lone suspect.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 14:59:35 +0000 KPLU News Staff 673 at http://kplu.org