The Howard County Criminal Justice Center, in Kokomo, will be adding a scanning device for new arrivals that will be able to detect contraband such as illegal drugs on someone being booked, according to the Kokomo Perspective.Read more
The Tipton County Board of Commissioners hosted a groundbreaking event in August to celebrate the beginning of construction on the new Tipton County Jail and Sheriff’s Administration Center.Read more
The Hamilton County Jail expansion broke ground recently in response to the overcrowding of the facility. The 25-year-old Hamilton County Jail currently maintains the capacity of 300 inmates, yet well exceeds that amount with its current 400 inmates occupying the facility.Read more
Canada’s federal prison system embraces the highest design principles found in corrections facilities. "We’re interested in design, but not at any cost," says Michel Blais, project leader for Correctional Service Canada. "What we’re seeing is that we can add a great design for the same price as a bad design."