Dutchess County Saves $1 Million with Pod Addition


(01/12/2016)
The two temporary housing units installed in the Dutchess County Jail in Poughkeepsie last May saved the county about $1 million in costs that would have been used housing out inmates to other counties, reported Daily Freeman News.
 

Connecticut Correctional Infrastructure Shrinks


(01/12/2016)
The Niantic Annex, a facility of the Connecticut Department of Corrections system, closed on Friday, Jan. 8.
 

New Toronto Courthouse Aims for LEED Silver


(12/30/2015)
Planning, design and compliance (PDC) work will soon be underway for the new Toronto courthouse in Canada.
 

Contractor Selected for Oren R. Fox Detention Center in California


(12/30/2015)
Work on the future medium-security Oren R. Fox Detention Facility in El Centro is inching closer to commencement.
 

Maine DOC Unveils New Prison Project Plan


(12/30/2015)
State officials unveiled an updated version of a plan to renovate and expand the Maine Correctional Center’s main campus in Windham on Dec. 16, just three weeks after the groundbreaking of a new, 21,500-square-foot women’s re-entry facility being built nearby.
 

Construction Starts on New Hampden Police Station


(12/29/2015)
Construction on the new Hampden police station is underway after the foundation was poured in mid-November, and is scheduled for completion this spring.
 

Benton County Will Soon Seek Jail Expansion Bids


(12/29/2015)
lans are nearing completion for the construction of two much-needed expansions to the Benton County Jail in Bentonville.
 

Wayne County Jail Moves to Redesign Phase


(12/23/2015)
The Wayne County commission voted to move forward with the initial redesign phase of the Wayne County jail project in exchange for dropping lawsuits that the county filed against Dearborn, Mich.-based Ghafari Associates and Los Angeles-headquartered AECOM Services who were working on the 1,976-bed jail project.
 

Omnibus Bill Will Fund Reopening of Thomson Prison


(12/23/2015)
President Obama signed off on a major tax and spending package on Dec. 18, paving the way for the reopening of Thomson Correctional Center (TCC) in Thomson.
 

Fifth Vermont Prison Goes Green With Solar Array


(12/15/2015)
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin recently announced the completion of a 500-kilowatt solar net metering project at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield.