Clinton Correctional Facility

Prison Break Report
The New York State Inspector General’s Office is faulting the Clinton Correctional Facility for “chronic complacency and systematic failures” that allowed two killers to escape.
David Sweat in Court
David Sweat has been arraigned on three felony counts in connection with his escape from a maximum-security state prison.
The 35-year-old Sweat made a brief appearance August 20 in Clinton County Court.
Sweat did not enter a plea to two counts of escape and one count of promoting prison cont…
Prison Workers Suspended
A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt.
The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning...
Prison Guard Charged
A second Clinton Correctional Facility has been arrested in connection with the escape of two convicted killers nearly three weeks ago.
Authorities say 57-year-old prison guard Gene Palmer of Dannemora faces four charges for allegedly helping David Sweat and Richard Matt break out of the maximum-secu…
New Photos Released
As law enforcement officers continue to search for prison escapees David Sweat and Richard Matt, police have released "progression photos" of what they may look like after several days.
New York State Police investigators hope the new images will assist in efforts to locate the men.…
Farms and Fields Searched
Law enforcement officers were looking for signs of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees in farms and fields about 40 miles south of the prison.
State police were being assisted by other agencies Tuesday afternoon in Willsboro in Essex County after two suspicious people reportedly were seen in t…
Manhunt Continues
Law enforcement agencies in the Binghamton area are keeping an eye out for David Sweat and Richard Matt, the convicted killers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility.
Broome County Sheriff David Harder said police have been interviewing "all possible people" who may have any inf…