Ontario Correctional Facilities to Install Body Scanners


(05/10/2016)
Ontario correctional officials announced plans last week to install advanced technology full-body scanners in all 26 of the province’s adult correctional facilities.
 

Clinton County Voters OK New Jail & Law Center


(05/10/2016)
Nearly 74 percent of Clinton County voters passed a $22 million bond referendum on May 3 that will fund the new Clinton County jail, sheriff’s administrative offices and a 911 emergency communications center.
 

CDCR Dedicates New Mule Creek State Prison Housing Facilities


(05/03/2016)
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) recently dedicated two new housing facilities at Mule Creek State Prison, located in Ione in Amador County.
 

Jefferson County Jail Expansion, Renovation Underway


(05/03/2016)
Construction is underway on an about $8 million renovation and expansion project to the Jefferson County Jail in Brookville.
 

Allegheny County Seeks Expansion of Inmate Tablet Program


(04/20/2016)
Administrators of the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh are currently awaiting approval on a request to expand the county’s successful inmate tablet program.
 

SF County Jails to Replace Security Systems


(04/20/2016)
Although San Francisco decided to turn down SB 863 jail funding and not move forward with a $380 million to plan to replace the city’s aging jails in the Hall of Justice, its current jails still face severe issues with regard to security.
 

Tulsa Swears in New Sheriff, Continues Jail Expansion


(04/20/2016)
Sheriff Vic Regalado was sworn in April 11 as the new sheriff of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, winning the general election to complete the remainder of former Sheriff Stanley Glanz’s term.
 

Committee Releases Operations Report for Waller County Jail


(04/20/2016)
A civilian committee released a report on April 12, recommending a variety of changes to Hempstead’s Waller County Jail operations in direct response to the suicide of 28-year-old Sandra Bland last July.
 

Hoquiam Jail Project Now Welcomes Larger Inmate Capacity


(04/20/2016)
A recently completed expansion of the Hoquiam Jail in Hoquiam will soon pay for itself, as reported by The Daily World.
 

National Survey Reveals Correctional Technology Priorities


(04/05/2016)
Dallas-headquartered Securus Technologies — a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring — last week announced the results of a national survey conducted at the company’s state-of-the-art, $1.5 million Technology Center.