Maine Jail Bill Wins Support

A bill that would grant greater authority to the Maine State Board of Corrections has won initial approval in both the House and Senate. L.D.

Ohio Bill Improves Jail Construction Funding

A bill designed to improve the funding process for upgrades to Ohio’s regional jails has cleared both the House and Senate.

Commissioners Recommend New Jail After BCDC Scandal

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

Lafayette County commissioners recently approved a $31 million jail facility in Pittsburgh.