President Outlines Plans to Close Guantanamo


(02/24/2016)
In an effort to make good on campaign promises, President Obama reaffirmed on Feb. 23 his commitment to closing the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
 

Yakima County Jail to House Mentally Ill Inmates


(02/24/2016)
After sitting empty for almost five years, the Yakima County jail in March will start housing inmates being treated for mental illness.
 

Stanislaus County Report Shows Impact of Prop 47


(02/24/2016)
Stanislaus County supervisors in January released a 17-page report outlining the impacts of Proposition 47 on the county’s law enforcement and detention activities.
 

Montana Youth Facility Expands to Serve Male Offenders


(02/24/2016)
The Montana Department of Corrections, Youth Services Division, recently announced plans to convert an existing 20-bed unit at its 120-bed Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility to serve young adults.
 

Cape May to Rebid Jail Project


(02/24/2016)
On Feb. 9, the Cape May County Board of Freeholders voted to reject all six bids it received for the construction of a new jail as all came in millions of dollars over budget.