Rates Of HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths In Prison Continue To Decline, BJS Reports


(09/19/2012)
AIDS-related deaths among all state and federal prisoners dropped from 24 deaths per 100,000 inmates in 2001 to five per 100,000 in 2010, according to a report by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).

Adapting Jails and Prisons

By Michael McMillen, AIA
(09/12/2012)
I moved to Illinois in 1976, over 35 years ago, to take a job with the National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture at the University of Illinois. I didn’t know much about prisons and jails then, but it wasn’t long before I found out they had become big business and were about to get even bigger.