Construction Starts on New Iowa Jail


(11/26/2014)
Construction began earlier this month on Taylor County’s new jail facility in Bedford’s Industrial Park, about one year after the passing of a bond issue.

Adelanto Likely to Add Two New Prisons


(11/26/2014)
Though Californians just passed Proposition 47, which is in part intended to reduce prison crowding, the community of Adelanto, Calif., is embracing more correctional construction.

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.