ISI Security Welcomes Buddy Johns


(07/16/2014)
Argyle Security, Inc., a service and solutions provider in the physical detention and electronic security industry, announced today that, effective July 16, 2014, Mr. Buddy Johns has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the company replacing Mr. Ray Gilley.

Jackson County Jail Construction Underway


(07/09/2014)
After much anticipation, construction on the about $30 million Jackson County Adult Detention Center in Pascagoula is finally underway.

CCA to Finance, Build Tennessee Prison


(07/09/2014)
The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, has agreed to finance, design, build and operate a 2,552-bed correctional facility in Trousdale County, Tenn.

San Diego Breaks Ground on Courthouse


(06/26/2014)
San Diego broke ground in March on the new $555 million San Diego Central Courthouse — one of the most expensive public office building ever and the largest to be funded by California’s Senate Bill 1407.

Toledo Courthouse Earns Design Award


(06/26/2014)
The design for the proposed U.S. Courthouse in Toledo was recognized by the United States General Services Administration (GSA) in May with a 2014 GSA Design Award.

Brown Extends Inmate Transfer Bill


(06/26/2014)
California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1512 into law on June 23, extending inter-county inmate transfers aimed at reducing overcrowding and early release.

Indiana Correctional Facility Goes Kosher


(06/25/2014)
The Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) is now providing Kosher meals to inmates who require the specially prepared, religiously appropriate fare.

Arkansas County Jails Encourage New Construction


(06/25/2014)
Construction is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks on the new $8 million jail in Newport, Ark., located in Jackson County.