Construction began recently on a new Travis County civil and family courthouse facility in Austin.Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced on Aug. 31 that it has acquired four community corrections facilities for approximately $13.5 million. The facilities were previously owned and/or operated by a privately held owner of community corrections facilities and other government leased assets.Read more
INDIANAPOLIS — A low-security jail for female inmates is now closed according to Marion County Sheriff’s Office officials.
The new-year marks an end to the female facility after its five-year pilot project ended Dec. 31. The facility is owned and operated by Community Education Centers Inc., of New Jersey.
The facility housed low-security female offenders, along with some men placed by the Department of Corrections.Read more