High Security Unit Opens at Rikers

A new enhanced supervision housing unit opened within Rikers Island’s Otis Bantum Correctional Center in New York on Feb. 22.

New York City’s New Jail to Improve Inmate Admissions

By Jessie Fetterling
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.

Goldman Sachs Changes the Jail Industry

As is so often the case, Goldman Sachs is on the cutting edge of an innovation that alternatively excites, fascinates and concerns people.

States Projected to Spend Big on Construction

The Rose Report has recently issued its 2012 corrections construction projections for projects in the U.S, and many states have big plans.