Many courts have hired accessibility experts and implemented accessibility improvements within the limitations of their buildings by adding ramps, lifts, power door operators, and more.Read more
Chicago-based HOK recently completed the design for the new Adams County Jail in Quincy.Read more
A groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion to the McLean County jail was held on Monday, May 8.Read more
The new Stanislaus County Public Safety Center in Ceres received its official dedication on March 7.Read more
The corrections industry currently faces a paradigm shift that will have a major effect on correctional designRead more
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FISHKILL, N.Y. — From coast to coast and border to border, corrections officials must face the prospect of housing ever-growing numbers of older inmates and providing for their special needs.
The United States must deal with the looming reality of an en masse graying of society, as approximately 76 million baby boomers begin to turn 65 years old. Boomers — born between the mid 1940s and mid 1960s — account for almost 30 percent of the U.S. population.Read more