Tribe Dedicates New Public Safety Complex


(02/26/2014)
On Feb. 21 the Nisqually Indian Tribe dedicated a new, culturally sensitive public safety complex on the Nisqually Reservation.

Two Arizona Communities Consider Joint Jail


(02/12/2014)
A new partnership between the Gilbert Police Department and Chandler Police Department could potentially result in thousands in annual savings for each community.

Cumberland County Dedicates New Jail Expansion


(02/05/2014)
After a 17-month construction process, Cumberland County officials recently celebrated the dedication of the expanded Cumberland County Detention Center. The roughly $15 million project wrapped up last month, and correctional staff began moving inmates into the new and improved facility immediately following the dedication.

New Lowell Judicial Center Will Aim for LEED Platinum


(01/02/2014)
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recently approved a $1 million investment in the design and planning of the new energy-efficient Lowell Judicial Center. The existing facility, which is the fifth busiest district court in the state for criminal cases, has long been in need of repairs, and current conditions have been described as “deplorable,” according to a statement by Rep. David Mangel (D-Lowell).

Commissioners Recommend New Jail After BCDC Scandal


(12/18/2013)
Cell phone scramblers, improved officer screenings and a new $553 million jail are several ways Maryland officials hope to improve the scandal-mired Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC).

Lafayette County to Replace 124-Year-Old Jail


(10/30/2013)
Lafayette County commissioners recently approved a $31 million jail facility in Pittsburgh.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Report


(05/23/2012)
On April 24, 2012, CDCR released their report, titled: The Future of California Corrections: A Blueprint to Save Billions of Dollars, End Federal Court Oversight, and Improve the Prison System.

$602.9 Million Approved Under AB900, Phase II


(03/14/2012)
On March 8, Corrections Standards Authority approved $602,881,000 in funds for jail construction projects in 11 counties, the second phase under realignment, which amounts to a $1.2 billion investment in county jails, under AB 900.

Builder May Sue Miss. Co. Over Jail Project


(06/21/2011)
HERNANDO, Miss. — The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors recently rejected the two lowest bidders for the Desoto County Jail project, citing the bidders’ failure to meet experience requirements.

Wynne County, Ark., Considers New Jail


(06/08/2011)
WYNNE, Ark. — County officials in Wynne gave a tour of the 40-year-old county jail, which they say is in need of replacement.