Report Shows Lack of Accommodation for Disabled Inmate Voters

A report released in early August by Seattle-based advocacy group Disability Rights Washington claims the state’s county jails are not doing enough to support the inmate voting process, particularly when it comes to accommodating inmates with disabilities.

Reinforcing the Centrality of the Security Controls Function

By William Buursma, Architect and Principal, DLR Group
Central control rooms in detention facilities are often removed from housing and operate exclusively through intercom and video media. The new South Correctional Entity (SCORE) — which serves seven communities with an 813-bed capacity — uses a radial 360° housing array with housing units arranged around a mezzanine-level central control room that allows for direct vision into the units.