Alabama Settles Lawsuit to Accommodate Inmates with Disabilities


(08/10/2016)
In early July, Alabama settled a lawsuit to make changes to accommodate inmates with disabilities at aging state prisons.
 

Construction Breaks Ground on Rowan County Jail


(08/10/2016)
Rowan County broke ground on a new $20.7 million detention center on July 18, about two years after the Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) authorized the county to move forward with the building project.
 

New Mexico Prison Closure to Impact 300 Workers


(08/10/2016)
The upcoming closure of the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan is set to relocate approximately 1,200 inmates to other facilities and leave some 300 employees without work.
 

Tarrant County Selects Juvenile Center Design Team


(08/02/2016)
The Tarrant County Commissioner’s Court recently named Omaha, Neb.-based HDR — together with locally based LBL Architects — to plan and design a major expansion and alterations to the county’s Scott D. Moore Juvenile Center in Fort Worth.
 

St. Brides Correctional Center Sees Solar Energy Benefits


(08/02/2016)
St. Brides Correctional Center in Chesapeake installed solar panel units in 2012 to preheat ground water entering its buildings.