FORSYTH, Ga. — The state of Georgia is taking inmate education seriously. Building on the success of a pilot program that offered inmates at the Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto, Ga.Read more
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — A new home for the Hall County Correctional Institute is scheduled to debut in November. Plans for a new facility have been in the works for about five years now, and construction finally started in March 2014.Read more
Detention cell doors are among the simplest and most reliable security feature of jails and prisons. The basic design of a swinging cell door lock has changed very little in the past century. Their familiarity and consistent operation have made them a part of the prison landscape that operators rarely think about.
But, that may be a big mistake.Read more