supermax

(redirected from maximum-security)

supermax

(ˈsuːpəˌmæks)
n (modifier)
(Social Welfare) having or relating to the very highest levels of security: a supermax jail.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Task Force Davao (TFD) will ensure that the declared "maximum-security zone" in San Pedro Square here will have stricter security measures, the TFD chief said Wednesday.
The man had been put in the administrative segregation unit, a maximum-security section of the jail, because of his disruptive behavior and threats, authorities said.
The maximum-security facility in Bishopville houses about 1,500 inmates, some of South Carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders.
In a series of requests and communications from maximum-security individuals seeking information about Amen-Ra Theological Seminary, and the possibility of the seminary assisting in establishing an African centered religious order that can be authorized by prison officials, we decided to work with Andre Gay (Tehuti Shabaka) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to establish a religious community in the Pennsylvania maximum-security system, utilizing a bibliographic approach to fortify our proposal.
Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth in Maximum-Security Detention.
Currently, Guzman is being held in a maximum-security prison in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez, near the U.S.
The all-male, maximum-security unit is located about 10 miles northeast of Abilene.
A FIRE has destroyed a dormitory at a maximum-security prison in the central Philippines, killing 10 inmates, officials said.
Richard Matt was one of two prison escapees who had been convicted of murder to break out of a New York State maximum-security prison, using power tools.
A group of anarchists set cars and dumpsters ablaze in Athens following a march of solidarity with inmates, who have gone on a hunger strike in protest against harsh treatment of prisoners in Greek maximum-security jails.
Eight Muslim Brotherhood leaders being held in preventive detention were transferred Saturday morning from a lower security prison to a maximum-security prison in Tora, a high-level security source from the Ministry of Interior announced, according to Aswat Masriya.
Full browser ?