SPOTLIGHT - Report: U.S. Inmate Population on the Rise


(07/12/2006)
U.S. Leads World in Number of Incarcerated

A Commissioner’s Perspective

By Timothy Ryan, Chief of Corrections, Orange County, Fla.
(07/12/2006)
Corrections Chief Provides Insight on Group’s National Report

Faces In Corrections


(07/12/2006)
Drunk in Public: Film Chronicles Man’s 400 Arrests

Trendspotting - Designing with Density; Lessons on Locating Prisons

By Stephen Carter
(04/06/2006)
Stephen Carter examines how density affects our lives.

Is Biometrics Feasible in Correctional Facilities?

By Christopher A. Miles and Jeffrey P. Cohn
(04/06/2006)
New Technology Has Mixed Results During Navy Brig Experiment

TRENDSPOTTING - The Pending Boom

By Stephen A. Carter
(03/01/2006)
This is the year that the baby boomers (1946-1964) begin turning 60 and the marketplace has been awaiting this milestone with an eagerness that is embarrassing at best and humiliating at worst.

SPOTLIGHT - Taxing The System

By Matthew Crawford
(03/01/2006)
As the Internal Revenue Service prepares for the annual deluge of income tax filings, it is also preparing for a problem that has become a more frequent occurrence in recent years - false tax refund applications filed by prisoners.

Trendspotting - The Year of Our Discontent

By Stephen A. Carter
(01/07/2006)
Those of us who are part of the community of corrections, in whatever form that may assume, experienced changes in 2005 that are likely to follow us into 2006. In my year-end taking stock, I counted five universal "truths" recognizing that on a personal basis, each of us would include many others

Five Areas of Technological Innovation

By Matthew Crawford
(01/07/2006)
As director of security technology for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections, chair of the American Corrections Association Technology Applications Committee, and a member of the Northeast Technology Product Assessment Committee, Fox is wired into the ever-evolving world of corrections technology.

Attitude, Communication Can Prevent Suicides

By Matthew Crawford
(12/09/2005)