LAPD Opens New Jail After Two Year Delay


(02/05/2011)
The Los Angeles Police Department have opened its new $84 million, 172,000-square-foot jail. The Metropolitan Detention Center, located downtown at Temple and Los Angeles streets, has been empty for nearly two years due to staffing shortages. Construction was completed on the facility in May 2009.

Decision Needed Soon for California Jail Land Deal


(12/28/2010)
The cost of the land that San Mateo County is looking to buy for a new jail could increase by nearly $500,000 unless an agreement is reached soon, according to reports.

Construction Begins on $59 Million Calif. Jail


(12/22/2010)
Civic leaders gathered in a rain-soaked field near the existing Calaveras County Government Center to celebrate groundbreaking on a new, $59 million criminal justice complex.

Hendrick Construction Lands $6 Million Jail Contract


(09/22/2010)
The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office moved ahead with the planned expansion of the county jail as officials awarded the $5.7 million construction contract to Hendrick Construction.

SF Plan Includes $290 Million Jail


(04/16/2010)
San Francisco officials introduced preliminary plans for a 10-year, multimillion-dollar project that could result in the construction of new police and fire facilities, a new jail, and potentially a new San Francisco Superior Courthouse.