The Goldberg Group is Selected to Design New Mississippi Jail

JACKSON COUNTY,  Miss. — Another try has been given to build a new Adult Detention Center for Jackson County. On Oct. 1, supervisors approved a contract The Goldberg Group of St. Joseph, Mo., to design the new Jackson County Adult Detention Center.

In August, the supervisors ended their deal with Pryor & Morrow Architects and Engineers, which had held the jail contract for years and been paid $1.2 million for their design work on the brick-and-mortar jail that was scrapped, according to The Mississippi Press.

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Detention Facilities Embrace Green Technology

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.

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CCA Opens 2,232-bed Facility for Illegal-Immigrant Offenders

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Corrections Corporation of America will bring the recently completed Adams County Correctional Facility on line this year to house illegal-immigrant offenders for the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

CCA announced the opening of the 2,232-bed Adams County Correctional Facility after winning an FBOP contract to house up to 2,567 federal inmates.

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