Alaska Adopts PREA Policies

Observing Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) requirements, Alaska has adopted its first written policy on prison rape.

Corrections Summit: West, A Success in Sacramento

Correctional News hosted the first Corrections Summit: West on Nov. 13 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. The event was designed to take attendees through the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operational process of a correctional facility through a series of presentations.

New Alaska Prison Will Remain Closed

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Goose Creek prison in the Mat-Su will not open as scheduled, corrections officials announced.

Alaska May Scrap Finished Prison

Alaska’s new medium-security Goose Creek Correctional Center, scheduled to open next year, may be scrapped.

Alaskan Inmates Moved from Desert to Rockies

The Alaska Department of Corrections recently changed private prison contractors and, as a result, will move 800 inmates from a privately owned penitentiary in Eloy, Ariz., to a facility located in Hudson, Colo., at the end of the year.