Q&A: Inside the Planning of New Institutions Training

By Lindsey Coulter
The Planning of New Institutions (PONI) training program hosted throughout the year by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) offers an in-depth look at the planning and preparation needed to ensure a successful correctional construction project.

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.

Overcrowing Leads to Jail Planning in Philippines

The Quezon City government has allocated P33 Million to buy land for the proposed Quezon City Jail facility, according to reports. The present site is city-own land and is said to be severely overcrowded.

Planning for New Jail Now Underway

Members of the Fall River County Planning Committee met on March 7 to discuss a wide range of topics, including how the committee would function, staffing of the proposed jail facility, and construction of a new dispatch center.

New Orleans Officials Vote for Smaller Jail

The New Orleans City Council has voted unanimously to pass an ordinance authorizing the construction of a new jail that is much smaller than what had previously been planned.