Longer Stays for Utah Sex Offenders

Inmates in Utah are seeing longer stays in the state’s prisons — an average of three months longer behind bars since 2011. The problem is due to an increase of inmates and not enough funding for treatment programs, especially for sex offenders.

Iowa Facing Serious Overcrowding

Iowa was able to restore its prison system after letting the prison population get out of hand in the 1970s

States Struggle As Sex-Offender Deadline Looms

A federal law designed to standardize national sex-offender tracking has states scrambling to fund minimum requirements or face noncompliance this July.