Illinois’ Thomson Prison to Reopen


(03/19/2014)
After sitting empty for four years, the Thomson Correctional Center (TCC) in northwest Illinois finally has an estimated reopening date.

Jacksonville Debuts Transitional Facility for Inmates


(03/19/2014)
A new facility that looks like a high school and apartment complex combined awaits Florida inmates just released from the state’s prison system.

Ohio Increases Prison Spending, Decreases Recidivism


(03/19/2014)
Increased staff and rehabilitative programs could soon be added to Ohio correctional facilities thanks to Gov. John Kasich’s mid-biennium budget.

DHS Finalizes Prison Rape Regulation Standards


(03/18/2014)
The Department of Homeland Security has finalized comprehensive Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards to detect, prevent, reduce and respond to sexual abuse and assault in DHS immigration facilities.

Construction Underway at Volusia County Correctional Facilities


(03/18/2014)
Renovation projects at the Volusia County Correctional Facility and the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach are underway.