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Ohio | Correctional News

Major Ruling for Ohio Youth Prisons


(02/13/2013)
Federal judge, Algenon Marbley recently ended most of his court-ordered monitoring of Ohio’s youth prison system.

A Number of States Report Significant Reductions in Recidivism, According to NRRC Report


(09/26/2012)
The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center’s National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) released a policy brief on Sept. 25, 2012, highlighting a number of states reporting significant, reductions in recidivism.

Ohio Sheriff is Committed to Providing Quality Health Care for Jail Detainees

By Kathy Gallo
(09/05/2012)
“In the decisions we make as law enforcement officers, we must always ask, ‘Is this decision ethical? Is it honest? After I make this decision, will others think of me as a person of integrity?’ That’s the standard. That’s the test.”

Juvenile Facilities Report Suggests Changes in Ohio


(02/22/2012)
Mentally ill youth in Ohio juvenile facilities should be transferred to psychiatric facilities to receive the best possible treatment, a new analysis of the state’s youth services recommends.

Growing Discomfort with Death Penalty


(02/09/2012)
High-standing officials, including U.S. Supreme Court justices, have come forward to demand the review and reform of executions throughout the United States.

Change in Management for Ohio Facilities


(01/11/2012)
Ohio is expected to save more than $13 million with the changes put in place to consolidate and privatize its correctional facilities. Three Ohio state prisons have a change in management or operations as part of a consolidation and privatization effort by Gov. John Kasich.

Ohio Looks to Reduce Inmate Population, Privatize


(05/18/2011)
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio House of Representatives passed a measure to reduce the size of the state’s prison population.

AJA Conference Preview


(04/13/2011)
Cincinnati hosts the American Jail Association’s 30th Annual Training Conference and Jail Expo on May 15-19 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

AJA Conference Preview


(04/13/2011)
Cincinnati hosts the American Jail Association’s 30th Annual Training Conference and Jail Expo on May 15-19 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Ohio Considers Selling Five Prisons


(03/16/2011)
Gov. John Kasich is expected to announce a state budget plan that includes the sale of five state prisons. The new budget would take effect July 1.