Hoquiam Jail Project Now Welcomes Larger Inmate Capacity

A recently completed expansion of the Hoquiam Jail in Hoquiam will soon pay for itself, as reported by The Daily World.

Benton County Will Soon Seek Jail Expansion Bids

lans are nearing completion for the construction of two much-needed expansions to the Benton County Jail in Bentonville.

Harford County Sheriff Seeks to Staff Jail Addition

The Harford County Jail in Bel Air underwent a $32 million expansion four years ago, but one specific problem is keeping the jail from operating at its full capacity: Staffing. The Baltimore Sun reported on Nov. 27 that Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler has requested hiring an addition 36 new correctional officers to help put the currently unused expansion on line.

Elko County Names Jail Construction Manager

Following an April vote to allocate $3.6 million to construction of a new jail wing, Elko County commissioners have selected Ormaza Construction to complete a much-needed building expansion.

DeSoto Supervisors Green Light Jail Addition

DeSoto County supervisors recently approved the second phase of construction on the DeSoto County jail, which will include space for 268 new inmates.

Kalamazoo Jail Anticipates June Opening

The second of two major expansions to the Kalamazoo County Jail is now on track for a June 2014 opening. The first 75,000-square-foot addition to the main jail structure opened in spring 2013, adding more than 90 cells to the chronically crowded facility. Upon completion of this final phase, the jail additions will comprise 58 two-person cells, 20 four-person cells and 15 cells dedicated for medical use.

Two Arizona Communities Consider Joint Jail

A new partnership between the Gilbert Police Department and Chandler Police Department could potentially result in thousands in annual savings for each community.