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.

Calif. Jail Project On Track


(04/29/2011)
SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County’s $80 million North County Jail Facility is tentatively slated to begin construction in November.

Calif. Jail Project On Track


(04/29/2011)
SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County’s $80 million North County Jail Facility is tentatively slated to begin construction in November.

Wash. Jail Project Pre-Bid Date Nears


(04/28/2011)
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on May 4 for the $5.8 million Kittitas County Jail Pod Expansion project in Ellensburg. The project bid date is May 19.

$42 Million NOLA Jail Replacement Bid Date Postponed


(04/28/2011)
NEW ORLEANS — The bid date for construction of the new $42 million Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Processing Center and replacement of jail buildings in New Orleans has been postponed to May 11.