7 California Prisons Receive ACA Accreditation

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced on Aug. 8 that seven of the state’s prisons had earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, bringing the total number of accredited state prisons in California to 30.

Highlights of the ACA Facility Tours

The American Correctional Association’s (ACA) 2013 Winter Conference took place in Houston, Texas this year.

Coming Soon: 2013 ACA Winter Conference

The American Correctional Association’s (ACA) annual winter conference is set to take place Jan. 25-30 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The conference will be complete with a full exhibit hall, panel hearings, meetings, workshops and correctional facility tours.

ACA Honors Massachusetts Jail

The American Correctional Association (ACA) has awarded its highest score to the Berkshire County Jail and House of Corrections. The facility was awarded a score of 100 percent by the ACA report, according to Sheriff Thomas Bowler.

ACA Accredits Nashville Sheriff’s Office

The American Correctional Association recently recommended the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office for full accreditation.

ACA Summer Conference Preview

The Correctional News editorial team offers its top picks for workshops, seminars and exhibits at the ACA summer conference, July 30 to August 4 at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

ACA Winter Conference Preview

The ACA winter conference, one of the year’s largest events for correctional industry professionals, arrives in Tampa, Fla., on January 22. Be sure to visit Correctional News #233 booth and check out the following event highlights selected by the magazine’s editorial team.

Q&A: Greening Corrections ACA Panel

Roibín Ó hÉochaidh
Panelists from the Greening of Corrections panel at ACA’s 139th Congress of Correction discuss the challenges of applying sustainability strategies and measures at justice facilities.