Charlotte County Selects Builder for Courthouse Project


(07/20/2016)
In a July 12 meeting, members of the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors approved amended plans for construction of the county’s new courthouse, and awarded a nearly $11.5 million construction contract.
 

Arizona DOC to Purchase Kingman Facility


(07/20/2016)
Arizona Department of Corrections (DOC) officials received approval from a legislative committee in June to purchase the Arizona State Prison-Kingman, located in Golden Valley, from GEO Group of Boca Raton, Fla., for upwards of $137 million.
 

Shasta County Courthouse Project Faces Delays


(07/20/2016)
The fate of a new six-story Shasta County Courthouse in Redding, which was originally scheduled to open in 2020, is currently up in the air, as court projects throughout California are facing delays.
 

South Carolina DOC To Implement Telehealth Services


(07/19/2016)
The South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health recently announced a partnership to provide incarcerated patients access to health care via telehealth services.
 

Santa Barbara County Jail Project Awaits State Approval


(07/19/2016)
Now that the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors awarded construction contracts in early July for the Northern Branch jail in Santa Maria, final state approval is required before continuing with plans to build the facility.
 

Committee Urges Washington County Board to Build Jail


(07/06/2016)
The Washington County Board of Supervisors on June 28 accepted a formal recommendation to construct a new 60-bed justice center.
 

Graham County Breaks Ground on New Jail


(07/06/2016)
Officials celebrated the groundbreaking of a new adult detention facility for Graham County on June 22, although construction didn’t officially start until July 6.
 

Jefferson Davis Parish to Triple Jail Capacity with New Facility


(06/28/2016)
Jefferson Davis Parish, La., correctional officials will host an official groundbreaking ceremony for the parish’s soon-to-be-constructed jail on June 30.
 

Crawford County Jail Nears Completion


(06/28/2016)
Construction on the Crawford County jail in Van Buren is on track to open this fall and is currently more than $1 million under budget.
 

West Virginia Governor Signs Budget to Fund Inmate Education


(06/22/2016)
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed a 2016-17 fiscal year state budget on June 17 that will fund the adult inmate education programs that lawmakers had previously tried to eliminate.