People in the News

Julie Jones was appointed Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections on Jan. 5, 2015, and was officially confirmed by the Senate Committee earlier this month.
Karey Witty was recently named CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Corizon Health, a major correctional facility health care provider.
Corizon Health has announced that they have hired Timothy E. Hughes, MD, FACOG, FACS as Corizon’s new regional medical director for its Southeast Jails.
Tom Marquardt, SBID, IIDA, has recently been hired in HDR’s Chicago office as a design principal.

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