A Labour government would recruit 2,000 more frontline police officers than the Conservatives, the party’s manifesto says.
A teenager has broken into a German prison in an attempt to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Ex-offenders are being given a helping hand to find work when leaving a north-east jail.
Abolishing short jail sentences is not the answer to stopping criminals from reoffending, the Justice Secretary has said.
A prison inmate in Ohio has been filmed attempting to catch a contraband parcel dropped by a drone.
Prison officers were attacked with pool balls in a siege involving around 20 inmates.
A north-east prison is facing the worst staffing problems of any jail in Scotland, according to bosses.
An Aberdeen woman caught driving while disqualified has been jailed after a sheriff said they were having “difficulty counting” the number of times she’d been banned.
An inspection by HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland (HMIPS) of HMP and YOI Grampian, in Peterhead, identified a serious shortage of healthcare staff as a key area of concern.
A nurse who tried to smuggle drugs into a north-east prison will soon learn if she will be allowed to return to the profession.
The number of mental health staff at a north-east superprison is at its lowest level since the facility opened.
A probe has been launched after inmates at a north-east superjail were caught posting on social media – just months after a similar incident at the prison.
A communal garden on the site of an old Aberdeen prison has officially been opened by Scottish Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP.
People buying booze for children could be jailed for three months, police have warned.
The man who threw acid over television presenter Katie Piper has been released from prison.
Fifteen inmates have been caught running social media profiles while serving prison sentences at a north-east jail, it can be revealed.
A nurse who ruined her career attempting to smuggle drugs into a north-east prison has been jailed.
A total of 25 mobile phones were discovered at HMP Grampian in the past year, leading to a call for signal- blocking technology to be installed.
Serial killer Dennis Nilsen, who admitted butchering 15 young men during a murderous spree lasting years, has died in prison.
A north-east superjail has one of the worst staff disciplinary records in the country, it can be revealed.
Prisoners are now able to play football and badminton with young relatives during visiting times thanks to a project at a North-east jail.
‘You knew there was a chance an inmate might try to stab you and you had to expect that – it was an ongoing thing’
New images of the infamous Peterhead prison riots have gone on show to mark today’s 30th anniversary of the dramatic events.
A popular support service for families visiting North-east prisoners faces an uncertain future due to a funding issue.
A pet owner whose gecko was killed in a blender is supporting calls for longer prison sentences in animal cruelty cases.
The history behind the name of Aberdeen’s old 19th-century jail has been uncovered.
Applications are being sought for homes being built on the site of a former jail.
HMP Grampian has the highest staff turnover in Scotland - with more people quitting since it opened two years ago than have left other jails in four.
More than £84,000 in legal aid has been paid out to cover the cost of fees of the men involved in the HMP Grampian riot case.
A man has been charged following an alleged incident at HMP Grampian.
A new book telling the story of Aberdeen's former jail will be published later this month - with a foreword by Sir Alex Ferguson.