Arkansas Prison Officials Seek Funding for New Prison


(07/23/2014)
The Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) recently experienced the highest one-year increase in inmate population, 17.7 percent, in the department’s history after introducing new parole enforcement guidelines meant to cut back on repeat violators, reported KUAR News. As such, ADC officials are considering new strategies for reentry programs and housing due to the inmate population increase.

Arkansas County Jails Encourage New Construction


(06/25/2014)
Construction is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks on the new $8 million jail in Newport, Ark., located in Jackson County.