Ala. to Add More Parole Officers and Reduce Certain Penalties


(03/25/2015)
The state of Alabama has recently proposed a prison bill reform regarding the addition of more parole officers within the prison system, as well as the reduction of jail time for small time criminals or petty thieves.

Ala. Leaders Discuss Possible Women’s Prison


(06/05/2013)
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


(11/23/2011)
Construction on the new federal prison outside Aliceville is nearly complete.

Corrections Epicenters: Sweet Home Alabama

By Candice Dyer
(05/19/2011)
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


(08/13/2010)
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.