South Carolina to Build New Sexual Predator Housing Facility


(09/28/2016)
South Carolina’s Sexually Violent Predator Treatment Program (SVPTP) is on track to receive a new facility following approval from the state’s Fiscal Accountability Authority (SFAA) on Sept. 20.
 

Nebraska Corrections Department Submits Budget Proposal


(09/28/2016)
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services unveiled a budget proposal on Thursday that would add about 164, new full-time positions and build a $75 million prison for elderly and mentally ill inmates.
 

VADOC Honored for DINGO Reporting Application


(09/20/2016)
The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) recently received a statewide technology award for its development of an enterprise software application that generates robust reporting to help improve the agency’s K-9 operations.
 

California County Returns $20 Million Jail Expansion Grant


(09/20/2016)
In lieu of expanding the Hill Road Correctional Facility in Lakeport, the Lake County Board of Supervisors voted on Sept. 13 to return a $20 million jail improvement grant received in January 2014.
 

Santa Cruz County Breaks Ground on Rehabilitation Facility


(09/14/2016)
Construction broke ground earlier this month in Watsonville on the Rountree Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Facility, which will bring education, vocational training and rehabilitation services for Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office all under one roof.