Dutchess County Jail Anticipates New Temporary Housing


(04/15/2015)
Two new temporary housing units approved for use at the chronically overcrowded Dutchess County Jail in Poughkeepsie are now set to open in May. The units will improve care and services for county inmates, streamline the judicial system and result in a considerable cost savings, addressing a correctional housing problem the county has grappled with for more than 20 years.

New York City’s New Jail to Improve Inmate Admissions

By Jessie Fetterling
(01/15/2014)
The New York City Department of Correction (NYCDOC) and the New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC) broke ground on a new $594 million jail on Rikers Island. The 620,000-square-foot facility will feature 1,500 beds and will be designed to achieve LEED Silver accreditation.

Denver Returns Corrections to Downtown

By Lisa Kopochinski
(12/01/2010)
The new $159 million Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center opened earlier this year, marking the completion of the second of five phases of the Denver Justice Center campus.