CCA Acquires Four Residential Re-Entry Facilities

Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced on Aug. 31 that it has acquired four community corrections facilities for approximately $13.5 million.

Santa Clara County to Seek Funding for New Jail

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 to apply for state funding to support the construction of a new jail facility.

Colusa County to Seek State Funding from SB 863

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors approved the submission of a grant application for $20 million from the state to be used towards a new jail for the county.

LA County Restarts Jail Construction, Plans for Reentry Facility

On Aug. 11, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors ordered staff to look into creating a $120 million Office of Diversion and Reentry and approved an amendment to restart construction of a 3,885-bed downtown Los Angeles jail as well as approved continued work on a new 1,604-bed women’s jail in Lancaster.

U.S. Facilities May Soon House Guantanamo Detainees

Secure government facilities in Kansas and South Carolina could soon be used to house Guantanamo Bay detainees as part of President Obama’s effort to shutter the Cuban detention complex.