Kentucky Works to Give Addicted Inmates Treatment Behind Bars

An estimated 80 percent of people in U.S. prisons have substance abuse problems, but they are far less likely to return to jail if they receive treatment while behind bars, Kentucky data show.

Kentucky Looks to Cut Costs

Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law a landmark bill designed to decrease the state’s prison population and incarceration costs, reduce crime and increase public safety.

CMS Wins Contract with Louisville DOC

Correctional healthcare services provider Correctional Medical Services, Inc. was awarded a contract with the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections in Louisville, Ky., valued at more than $5 million annually.

Ky. Corrections Officials Mull Execution Drug

By Helen Christophi
Corrections administrators and state officials in Kentucky are reviewing options for a replacement drug for lethal injection cases.