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Jacquelyn Banks, a correctional professional with nearly 30 years of experience working in three states, is the new superintendent of the South Mississippi Correctional Institution (SMCI).
Rene Rieder Jr., CPP, PSP, CMAS, CHS-IV, has been promoted to an associate principal with Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm.
Charleston County, S.C. Assistant and Jail Administrator Sheriff Mitch Lucas was recently elected president of the American Jail Association during the group’s 34th annual training conference in
Joel Davidson has joined AECOM as vice president, justice lead, U.S. East.

Q & A

Having won concessions in a legal battle, the Stockton Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind a new correctional medical
Correctional News extended invitations to several leading security electronics contractors to participate in a roundtable discussion about
Panelists from the Greening of Corrections panel at ACA’s 139th Congress of Correction discuss the challenges of applying sustainability

On Location

The ACA winter conference, one of the year’s largest events for correctional industry professionals, arrives in Tampa, Fla. on January 22.

Background Check

When Erford Harrison joined Habersham Metal Products in 1956, building a detention facility meant years of heavy lifting, and piecemeal
Following his recent retirement as director of security technology with the Massachusetts Department of Correction, Alexander Fox is
Jerry Elmblad’s office at the Michigan Department of Corrections in Lansing is littered with papers and publications on cutting-edge