Miami County Chooses Lloyd Builders for New Jail Project


(11/19/2014)
The Board of Miami County Commissioners, based in Paola, chose Lloyd Builders of Ottawa, Kan., in mid-October to serve as the construction manager at-risk for the county’s new jail project.

Elections, Grassroots Efforts Reignite Tamms Debate


(11/19/2014)
Several Illinois residents are actively working to reopen the shuttered Tamms Correctional Center, also referred to as Tamms Supermax, in Alexander County.

Southern Command Seeks to Rebuild Guantanamo Facility


(11/12/2014)
Following the 2014 midterm elections and subsequent power shift in the U.S. Congress, the Pentagon’s Southern Command will again seek funding to rebuild a prison facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Trussbilt & American Steel Products Merge to Form Trussbilt/American


(11/10/2014)
Kenneth Feldman, president and CEO of Coastal Detention Holdings LLC, based in Swainsboro, officially announced the purchase of Trussbilt LLC on Nov. 5.

Nolan County Jail to Debut in March


(10/29/2014)
Construction continues on the new $12 million Nolan County jail and sheriff’s office in Sweetwater.

Wilkes County Dedicates New Jail


(10/29/2014)
Wilkes County correctional officials celebrated the dedication of a new 58,000-square-foot jail on Oct. 22.

Vermont Prisons Pilot New Addiction Treatment Program


(10/29/2014)
A pilot program studying the treatment of Vermont inmates with opiate addictions took effect on Oct. 20 and could potentially change the way the state manages this unique population.

Tablets Expand Inmate Access to Education


(10/29/2014)
American Prison Data Systems recently announced a partnership with the San Francisco Sheriff and Probation Departments to deploy more than 100 tablet devices across four facilities in the city’s jail and probation system.

Treanor Architects to Research Douglas County Jail Needs


(10/29/2014)
The Douglas County Commission hired locally based Treanor Architects to research what specific needs must be met if the county jail were to be expanded.