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Los Angeles-based CO Architects named Fabian Kremkus, AIA, LEED GA, a design principal at the firm. Kremkus joined the firm in 1999 and has more than 20 years of architecture experience working
Butler County, Penn. prison warden Rick Shaffer is retiring this July from the role he has held for nearly three years.
James (Jim) Henry, design director for HDR's south region, was recently awarded a 2015 Young Architects Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Governor Pete Ricketts has named Scott Frakes the new director of the Nebraska Department of Corrections following a national search.

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