When it comes to introducing technology, every correctional agency has its own method for making decisions on what to purchase.Read more
The words of Oscar Wilde and other famous authors soon won’t be available to some inmates in New York and New Jersey whose reading choices are being decided — and some say denied — by the states in which they’re incarcerated.Read more
The Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island, NY is finally becoming a major film studio and television production hub.Read more
Opposition was strong at a recent Senate Budget and Taxation Committee hearing on the proposed construction of a new youth detention center in Baltimore City to house youths charged as adults with violent crimes.Read more
FREDERICK, Md. — The Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland is joining the growing list of prisons that are going green.
The 400-inmate jail is in the process of adding a solar energy array as part of a previously planned project to replace the roof. The solar panel installation is being managed by Solar Energy Services, while Citiroof Corporation is conducting the roof replacement part of the project.Read more
BALTIMORE — Some Medicaid users may be worried after auditors in Maryland revealed that inmates had access to patients’ Social Security numbers.Read more
The Frederick County Work Release Center in Maryland, a published project in the Academy of Justice Architecture’s 2007 Justice Facilities Review, exemplifies what many corrections professionals consider a re-emergence of emphasis on offender re-entry.Read more