Lafayette Parish Adopts New Tracking Technology

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office in Lafayette recently began using a smartphone-based app to better track inmates sentenced to participate in a GPS tracking program.

Taylor County Debuts New Law Enforcement Center

The new Taylor County Law Enforcement Center in Bedford made its debut earlier this month with an open house tour of the new facility on Sept. 12.

New Development in Wayne County Jail Project Saga

Circuit Judge Vonda Evans dismissed criminal charges that had been brought against a Wayne County, Mich. attorney in relation to the abandoned Wayne County Jail construction project in downtown Detroit.

Utah to Build New State Prison

Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a resolution in August to move the Utah State Prison from Draper to a site west of Salt Lake City International Airport.

Plumas County to Submit Grant Application

Similar to Santa Clara and Colusa counties, Plumas County will submit a grant application for $20 million in California funding for a new jail.