Orange County, N.C. Plans Sustainable Jail

Orange County recently selected Moseley Architects of Charlotte, N.C., to design the new Orange County Detention Facility. The new jail aims to improve both energy efficiency and mental health care for inmates.

Demolition Work Starts on New Fairfield County Jail

Demolition began on the King’s Furniture building in Lancaster earlier this month in preparation for the new Fairfield County Jail to be built by Lansing, Mich.-based Granger Construction Company.

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.