New York City to Spend $130 Million for Mentally Ill Inmates


(12/09/2014)
On Monday, Dec. 1, New York City announced that they plan to spend $130 million in order to change the way its criminal justice system handles mentally ill inmates.
 

Montana Feels Correctional Housing Crunch


(12/09/2014)
Montana is the latest state to grapple with a growing correctional population, putting a strain on both state prisons and local county facilities.
 

Orange County Considers Bail Changes


(12/03/2014)
Orange County officials are considering a pilot program that would integrate evidence-based risk assessment into the county’s bail setting practices.
 

Geneva County Plans for New Jail


(12/03/2014)
Voters in Geneva County approved a one-cent sales tax increase in early November that would be used to construct a new county jail.
 

Construction Starts on New Iowa Jail


(11/26/2014)
Construction began earlier this month on Taylor County’s new jail facility in Bedford’s Industrial Park, about one year after the passing of a bond issue.