Key Topics Discussed at IDGA’s Prison and Correctional Facilities Summit

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) recently concluded its Prisons and Correctional Facilities Summit in Washington D.C. The conference welcomed 100 high-end individuals from both government and industry to attend seminars and try to answer questions that are pressing many in the industry.

Report: U.S. Jail Population Continues to Decline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. jail inmate population has declined for the second consecutive year, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics announced.

Drug Courts Not Effective, Studies Say

Criminal drug courts, a 22-year-old strategy to keep low-level drug offenders out of the justice system, are not as effective as they were previously thought to be, according to joint studies released by the Justice Policy Institute and the Drug Policy Alliance.