Ala. Leaders Discuss Possible Women’s Prison

Alabama is trying to make room for female inmates in Calhoun County, Ala., as local leaders are starting a new campaign to push for the creation of a new women’s state correctional facility.

New Alabama Federal Prison Nears Completion

Construction on the new federal prison outside Aliceville is nearly complete.

Corrections Epicenters: Sweet Home Alabama

By Candice Dyer
The Security Electronics Corridor of Alabama has furnished hollow metal doors and locks, surveillance and monitoring equipment, and blast-resistant materials to rural county jails as well as embassies in trouble spots around the world.

Alabama Eyes Private Prison Purchase

Lawmakers are pressing a proposal to purchase a 726-bed private prison in Perry County to relieve dangerous levels of overcrowding in the state prison system.