Kalamazoo Jail Anticipates June Opening


(04/16/2014)
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


(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.

Santa Clara to Conduct Post-Realignment Assessment Study


(01/02/2014)
Nearly three years after California’s controversial prison realignment plan went into effect, Santa Clara County officials have approved a jail study and needs assessment they hope will result in more improvement funding.