Overcrowing Leads to Jail Planning in Philippines

The Quezon City government has allocated P33 Million to buy land for the proposed Quezon City Jail facility, according to reports. The present site is city-own land and is said to be severely overcrowded.

Planning for New Jail Now Underway

Members of the Fall River County Planning Committee met on March 7 to discuss a wide range of topics, including how the committee would function, staffing of the proposed jail facility, and construction of a new dispatch center.

Iowa Addresses Prison Overcrowding

A new construction program and coordination with the Board of Parole should reduce overcrowding at Iowa prisons, according to state Corrections Director John Baldwin.

Nev. Detention Center Completed

The Design-build team of The Durrant Group, Inc. and Sletten Construction announced the completion of the City of Henderson Detention Center Expansion.

Fla. Jail To Add Medical Facility

The Hernando County Detention Center will build a new medical facility to fix problems with the existing medical area and provide better housing for juvenile offenders.

Calif. Architectural Firm Wins AOC Courthouse Project

Architectural firm Moore Ruble Yudell has been selected to design the new Santa Barbara Criminal Courthouse, the Administrative Office of the Courts announced.

New Orleans Officials Vote for Smaller Jail

The New Orleans City Council has voted unanimously to pass an ordinance authorizing the construction of a new jail that is much smaller than what had previously been planned.

Courthouse Will Be First Historic Net-Zero Building

The General Services Administration unveiled renovation plans for the 92 year-old Wayne Aspinall Federal Building and Courthouse in Colorado to make it the first net-zero historic landmark building.

CHCF Stockton Poised to Generate Jobs, Revenues

By Lisa Kopochinski
With California still facing a daunting 12-percent unemployment rate, one bright spot has appeared in the form of a new inmate health care facility in Stockton that will generate thousands of jobs.

S.D. Prison Project Back On Track

A measure providing $1.8 million to finish a minimum-security prison in Rapid City has received approval from a South Dakota legislative panel.