Ariz. Prison Project Begins


(03/16/2011)
The city-owned detention center that houses prisoners for the federal government will nearly double in size in an expansion project that is expected bring extra revenue to the city and create jobs.

Arizona DOC Reissues 5,000-bed Prison RFP


(01/26/2011)
The Arizona Department of Corrections has reissued a Request for Proposals for the construction and management of 5,000 minimum-to-medium security prison beds.

Ohio Eyes Work-Release Model


(01/25/2011)
A voluntary work release facility modeled after one in Arizona could be the solution for overcrowded jails in Meigs County, Ohio, and would possibly generate revenue for its operation.

Arizona to Re-issue 5,000-bed RFP


(01/13/2011)
The Arizona Department of Corrections plans to re-issue a Request for Proposals for the construction and management of 5,000 prison beds in the near future, but it is not yet known when.

Report: FDA Covertly Imported Execution Drug


(01/13/2011)
Newly released documents show the Food and Drug Administration covertly imported a certain type of anesthetic to help California and Arizona continue executing inmates.

Ariz. County Opens Justice Complex


(10/29/2010)
County officials along with architects DLR Group, and contractor Core Construction dedicated a new $59.8 million justice complex in Nogales

Arizona to Re-issue 5,000-Bed RFP


(09/22/2010)
The Arizona Department of Corrections plans to re-issue a Request for Proposals for the construction and management of 5,000 prison beds once officials revise state provisions governing private prison operations.

Maricopa to Introduce Electronic Record-keeping


(08/17/2010)
Maricopa County lawmakers plan to invest up to $10 million in an electronic records system in an effort to improve substandard inmate healthcare services and record keeping.

Ariz. Prison Sell-Off


(02/25/2010)
Lawmakers included several prison facilities in a $735 million public building sale and lease-back plan to close the state’s multibillion-dollar budget deficit.

Maricopa Webcam Offline


(12/03/2009)
PHOENIX — A federal court affirmed a previous ruling saying the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office's live jail Webcam violated the Constitution, but Sheriff's officials said the cameras were already off.