Global Corrections Digital Tech Conference Set for April

The European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services (EuroPris) and the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) will hold the third Global Corrections Digital Technology Conference, “Technology in Corrections: Digital Transformation” on April 2-4 in Lisbon, Portugal. The event will be hosted by the Directorate-General of Reintegration and Prison Services (DGRSP).

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New Prison, Rehab Centers Could be Part of West Va. Reform

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A state commission created to investigate overcrowding at West Virginia prisons issued several recommendations to solve the problem, including construction of a new medium-security prison.

The cornerstone of recommendations for new construction submitted to Gov. Joe Manchin is a 1,200-cell, medium-security prison that would cost $100 million to $200 million. The location for the proposed prison is yet to be determined.

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