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.

Budget Cuts Impact Virginia Correctional Facilities


(10/21/2014)
Several Virginia correctional facilities will soon be shuttered in an attempt by the state to address a roughly $2.4 billion revenue shortfall.

NIC Announces Green Corrections Challenge


(10/21/2014)
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) announced the launch of the Green Corrections Challenge.

Construction on Wayne County Jail Could Restart


(10/01/2014)
Work on the stalled Wayne County Jail on Gratiot Street in downtown Detroit could soon restart, according to The Detroit News.

Smith County Jail Expansion Nears Completion


(10/01/2014)
Construction on the $35 million Smith County Jail expansion project in Tyler is scheduled for completion before December, months behind schedule.

Lattice Inc. Expands Correctional Portfolio


(10/01/2014)
Lattice Inc., a Pennsauken-based cloud-solutions provider of inmate management network systems for correctional facilities, will now provide inmate telecommunications services at a 101-bed correctional facility in Texas.

Vermont DOC Seeks Out-of-State Contractor


(10/01/2014)
The Vermont Department of Corrections is looking for a new out-of-state contractor to house about 500 inmates that Vermont does not have the capacity to hold.

November AAJ Conference Focuses on Social Justice


(10/01/2014)
The 2014 AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice’s national conference, held November 5-7 in St. Louis, will focus on architecture for social justice, highlighting a growing trend in the correctional design community.

Senate Committee Authorization Could Impact PREA Penalties


(09/24/2014)
Several pieces of correctional legislation received support from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 18.