St. Louis City Justice Center Faces Increased Scrutiny Following Javon White Apparent Suicide
The St. Louis City Justice Center is grappling with the death of another inmate, Javon White, amid criticism.
The St. Louis City Justice Center is grappling with the death of another inmate, Javon White, amid criticism.
Oklahoma County officials grapple with the decision as leaders clash over the proposed Oklahoma County jail site’s viability.
Former Olympic athlete and YouTube creator Trevor Daniel Jacob received a six-month federal prison sentence for staging a plane crash.
Michael DiMassa is expected to start a prison term for defrauding West Haven by stealing $1.2 million in COVID-19 relief funds.
The Alabama Department of Corrections unveils a distressing reality as prison assaults in Alabama prisons surge by more than 41% in 2023.
The New York Department of Corrections secures a $498,500 grant to expand re-entry programs and effectively reduce recidivism rates.
Sheriff David Davis hails Flock License Plate Recognition cameras as a key tool in tracking down inmates who escaped from Bibb County Jail.
John Turscak, a former gang member and FBI informant, is charged with attempted murder for stabbing Derek Chauvin 22 times at the FCI Tucson.
An inmate transport incident resulted in charges for Joshua James Pinquet following an arrest near Statesville.
Campbell Regional Juvenile Detention Center adapts, transitioning from an all-girls facility to male low-level offenders.
Arapahoe County Jail expansion is underway, using COVID-19 relief funds to enhance facilities for mental health and medical care.
Robert Fort, sentenced to life in 1991 for the 1989 rape and murder of a Bend woman, died in Two Rivers Correctional Institution.
Gregory Tompkins, a juvenile, is charged with alleged assaults and theft at an Orange County detention center.
Lawmakers approved baseline standards for jails in Colorado, covering housing, feeding, treatment, and care for incarcerated individuals.
Harris County Jail officer Robert Robertson was arrested for delivering marijuana and K2 synthetic marijuana into the facility.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation proposes a wage increase, potentially doubling the hourly pay range.
Echo Glen detention center faces scrutiny after the escape of teens with violent criminal pasts, prompting questions about safety measures.
Michael Anderson, an ex-prison lieutenant, was handed a three-year sentence in the wake of an avoidable inmate fatality.
Louisiana’s task force explores prison education reforms, focusing on enhanced options for the incarcerated, including those on death row.
The Gwinnett County Jail Dogs program, a 13-year initiative connecting inmates with rescue dogs, is at risk of suspension.
Pike County Detention Center collaborates with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky to combat recidivism using a $123,923 grant.
Baton Rouge prosecutors filed a motion to move David Atkins, the teen who escaped juvenile detention twice, to an adult prison.
Derek Chauvin, convicted in George Floyd’s murder, is expected to survive after a stabbing incident at FCI Tucson.
An unidentified prisoner in a Santa Rosa County jail died in a use-of-force incident, according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.
ACLU’s legal action prompts the Virginia Department of Corrections to award enhanced credits, enabling earlier releases from prison.
The advocacy group questions the OR Department of Corrections response to Coffee Creek Correctional Facility issues in a call for reform.
Former police officer Derek Chauvin, convicted in George Floyd’s killing, was stabbed in FCI Tucson prison.
York County takes a proactive approach to COVID-19 defense and seeks $2.5M funding for an air purification system for York County Prison.
Inmate David Moreno, 38, died in a stabbing at the California Correctional Institution; two other inmates are under investigation.
An audit was sought for Tennessee’s youth prison system over concerns about children’s solitary confinement.
A new deal with Consolidated Telecom at Champaign County Jail will provide residents with two daily free phone calls.
Former NYC correction officer Krystle Burrell sentenced to 29 months for accepting bribes to smuggle contraband into Rikers Island jail
Harris County Jail will soon implement a digital mail system, minimizing contraband concerns linked to paper mail.
Rising juvenile crime prompts the D.C. Council’s approval to extend the Office of Juvenile Justice Facilities Oversight until Sept. 30, 2024.
The struggle against drug overdoses persists in Jefferson County jail, prompting innovative measures to enhance security and curb incidents.
Advocates press Gov. Roy Cooper to reduce the population and act on reforms at the North Carolina prisons in a month-long vigil.
Here’s a list of 33 celebrities who went to jail, showing a real perspective on the drawbacks and challenges of fame amid legal troubles.
Governor Sanders pushed for an emergency meeting after the Board of Corrections rejected a crucial prison bed capacity increase.
The Justice Department mandates reforms to protect incarcerated individuals with vision disabilities in Arizona prisons.
Jada Young and Dorian Mallory face charges for using a drone to deliver contraband to Evans Correctional Prison in Marlboro County.
Seven inmates were charged in an assault in Elko County Jail on a fellow male inmate. Luckas Dawe allegedly orchestrated the attack.
The Justice Department launched the Jails and Justice Support Center to improve safety and standards nationwide.
Governor Kathy Hochul signed the historic Clean Slate Act in New York, extending fresh opportunities to people with prior convictions.
The State of Nevada approves settlements for inmate firefighters and Sonjia Mack, strip-searched in a Nevada prison.
DeAndre Hall’s candidacy for Macon-Bibb sheriff underscores his commitment to prioritizing jail and youth engagement improvements.
Florida State prisons face critical safety concerns amid summer’s record-breaking heat as advocates push for air conditioning in each prison.
The Iowa Department of Corrections sees a 2.7 percent decline in recidivism; the trend is expected to increase in the coming years.
Joseph Oswalt, 31, faces felony charges following a scuffle with Clearfield County probation office officers.
The Utah Department of Corrections has appointed Alex Garcia as the new deputy director, bringing two decades of law enforcement experience.
Billings City plans to build a temporary adjacent facility at Yellowstone County Jail to ease overcrowding.
Hope House, to pioneer alternatives to incarceration for individuals with serious mental illnesses facing incarceration.
Brian Lumbus Jr., operating from within the Ohio State Penitentiary, allegedly led an international drug trafficking ring.
Christopher Latham Jr.’s severe beating at Staton Correctional Facility and Ventress shows a pattern of safety issues in Alabama prisons.
Northwestern University sets a historic graduation for prison inmates, the first to graduate from a top-10 university.
FCC Hazelton employees call for change as they seek strategic action against staffing shortages, fostering a more robust workforce.
R Kelly sues the Bureau of Prisons over allegations of a privacy breach and the unauthorized dissemination of confidential data.
In the battle against overdose tragedies, New York Prisons encounter multifaceted challenges that demand immediate solutions.
GDOL spearheads reintegration with Walking the Last Mile, a job placement program, beginning at the Metro Reentry Facility.
Early results indicate that voters in Western Washington are expressing a preference for increased law enforcement and additional jails.
Charles Young’s ongoing health concerns expose deficiencies in medical care and healthcare practices at SMCI.
FCI Pekin faces scrutiny following the death of David Tran, an inmate—transparency and accountability are paramount.
South Carolina DJJ officer Alicia Johnson was arrested for contraband supply to detained minors. Follow the developing story.
The South Carolina Department of Corrections keeps its prisons clean and contraband-free through its crackdown efforts.
Issues were discovered within FCI Tallahassee, a federal prison for women, from a recent unannounced BOP inspection.
Werner Gramajo, a Senior Officer at Northern State Prison, has been indicted on five counts of criminal charges.
Restorative justice activist Danielle Sered spoke about prison abolition at a Harvard Kennedy School event hosted on Zoom.
Milwaukee County Community Reintegration Center empowers change and aims to reduce recidivism by offering inmates a welding course.
Overcrowding issues in New York City juvenile detention facilities prompt concerns about safety and capacity.
LSSU plans to offer a new program for inmate education at Chippewa County correctional facilities and other prisons in the area.
A federal report shows that Miami-Dade Corrections Health Services (CHS) has substantially succeeded in improving the Miami-Dade County jails.
Westmoreland County to help acquire a grant for upcoming demolition plans for the former Pennsylvania State Prison, to revitalize the site.
An advocacy group’s efforts to address the inhumane treatment and ongoing lockdowns faced by inmates at FCI Terre Haute.
Stewart Detention Center takes the spotlight as immigrant detainees come together to advocate for their rights and improved conditions.
Dennis Mayotte’s passing raises questions and prompts a Vermont State Police investigation at the Southern State Correctional Facility.
Harris County’s Juvenile Correctional Facility Transforms into The Opportunity Center, Offering New Hope for Youth and Community
Andres Tunchez Jr.’s Duval County Jail, his escape, his capture, and the arrest of the man who aided Tunchez.
Andy Steven Johnson, a correctional officer at United States Penitentiary Atlanta, pleads guilty to inmate theft and PPP fraud.
Learn how the new CDCR prison education program is giving prisoners a chance to earn their master’s degrees.
Montana State Prison: The 5-day heating crisis is now resolved. Explore the urgent need for infrastructure upgrades.
Former King County Jail officer Mosses Ramos and co-conspirators were indicted for a drug smuggling operation.
Fulton County Jail under Senate scrutiny: Overcrowding triggers inmate violence. Uncover the issues at this overcrowded facility.
Learn how Democrats are pushing for Wisconsin prisons’ reform to address lockdowns and inmate conditions, aiming for a positive impact.
Leavenworth federal prison’s $532 million project is the largest in Kansas’ history, set to revolutionize the nation’s oldest prison facility.
Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility operates under a provisional license due to numerous violations. Read about the details here.
Former DOJ correctional officer Shauna Boatright, convicted of bribery, receives a one-year and one day prison term.
South Carolina Jails face federal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, focusing on inmate safety and rights.
Todd Chrisley takes a stand against the inhumane prison system. Learn about his fight for change even from behind bars.
Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center, the last operational floating jail in the country, will close this week.
Advocacy group calls for Coffee Creek closure and Oregon Corrections reform after alarming report reveals harsh conditions at women’s prison.
Alabama’s new $1.08 billion mega-prison faces budget overruns blamed on inflation, reflecting a broader US construction challenge.
Shocking Drug Smuggling Conspiracy Unveiled: Gulfport Resident Guilty. Learn how designer drugs infiltrated multiple state prisons.
Landmark settlement in Washington enhances care for transgender inmates. Learn about the agreement’s impact and how it addresses key violations.
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