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MacArthur Foundation Grants Aim to ‘Challenge’ Over-Incarceration


(06/02/2015)
With jail populations having more than tripled since the 1980’s, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced in February that it would begin an initial five-year, $75 million investment in the Safety and Justice Challenge, aimed at streamlining local jail populations while simultaneously altering the American standard regarding jail over-use.

Tab Increases for Stalled Detroit Jail Project


(05/27/2015)
A recent rundown of average monthly and annual costs related to upkeep on the stalled Wayne County Jail construction project in downtown Detroit shows the project continues to be a heavy financial burden on the already strained city.

Danbury Prison Construction to Start this Summer


(05/27/2015)
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told a Senate panel on May 7 that construction of the new Danbury federal prison for women will begin this summer after a two-year-long debate.

Philadelphia Considers Replacing Outdated House of Correction


(05/19/2015)
The Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Public Property voted on May 11 to approve a bill that allows the city to purchase a 58-acre parcel of land on the Delaware River that could be used to build a prison facility to replace the 140-year-old House of Correction in Northeast Philadelphia — a decision that would ultimately be left for the next mayor to tackle.

Mesa County Upgrades Offender Management


(05/19/2015)
Mesa County Criminal Justice Services Department (CJSD), located in Colorado’s Mesa County, recently modernized its offender management system, using the cloud to improve oversight.