Proposed National Law Aims to Reduce Recidivism


(04/16/2015)
A bill introduced by two senators aims to cut government spending by requiring lower-risk prisoners to participate in recidivism reduction programs.

Report Shows Prison Population Increases, Decreases


(04/15/2015)
The Sentencing Project, a Washington-based research and advocacy group, released new data on April 8 showing incarceration trends across the U.S.

Shawnee County Jail to Get New Kitchen


(04/15/2015)
Shawnee County Commissioners approved $3.6 million for the Shawnee County Corrections Department to build a new kitchen at the Shawnee County Jail in Topeka.

Maine Faces Challenges Due to Prison Overcrowding


(04/08/2015)
The amount of inmates in the Kennebec County Jail in Augusta has grown substantially in recent months.

Bentonville to Expand Prison Facility


(04/08/2015)
Benton County Officials in Bentonville have been researching the potential expansion of their county correctional facility.