Jail Move Still Uncertain in Lawrence County


(06/23/2015)
Built to hold 52 prisoners, Lawrence County Jail in Ironton, has routinely exceeded this recommendation, housing upwards of 74 prisoners at a time.

Department of Labor Funds Correctional Employment Centers


(06/23/2015)
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced earlier this month it has funded $10 million in grants for projects in 20 communities in 14 states to provide comprehensive pre-release services to inmates as well as ongoing support as they re-enter their communities.

Cook County DOC Upgrades Offender Management


(06/10/2015)
The Cook County Department of Corrections’ (CCDOC) Tribridge Offender360 is now live.

Wisconsin Prison to Build New Health Unit


(06/10/2015)
The Wisconsin State Building Commission earlier this month approved $6.47 million for the construction of a new and improved health care facility at the Columbia Correctional Institution (CCI) in Portage.

New Zealand Prison Opens with In-Cell Computers & Phones


(06/10/2015)
The new high-security Kohuora Auckland South Corrections Facility officially opened in Wiri (or south Auckland) last month, and the first batch of inmates moved in on May 18.