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- OKLAHOMA: Prisons Seek Capacity Study. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;2/19/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32818, p9
The article reports on the funding sought by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections to finance an architectural study which would determine how the state can increase the prison's capacity. Corrections director Justin Jones wants the study to be completed as evidence in his request for a $336...
- Kent County Correctional Facility. // Architectural Record;Mar1996, Vol. 184 Issue 3, p104
Focuses on the Kent County Correctional Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan designed by Kenneth Neumann/Joel Smith and Associates Inc. Visible location of the detention-facility; Circular cell blocks; Self-contained units within pie-shaped divisions.
- Building safe, humane facilities. Witke, Leonard R. // Corrections Today;Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p8
Provides information on how technologies, operating philosophies and public pressures affects the way prisons and jails construct and manage. Systems integration and housing environment at all levels of corrections; Role of corrections community.
- Intelligent design decision lead to efficient construction. Patrick, William J.; Wyllie, Robert D. // Corrections Today;Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p92
Discusses the potential means of holding down costs and maximizing resources in the design and construction of correctional complexes. Meeting of the requirements for multi-decade life cycle durability of materials; Adapting prototypical designs; Use of pre-engineered systems; On-site...
- Using new perimeter technology to cut down on corrections cost. Stovall, Clyde D.; Latimer, Larry // Corrections Today;Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p100
Discusses the installation of technological security system to complement staff-intensive tower watches by the Georgia Department of Corrections (DOC). Focus on the essential functions; Addressing problems of setting up new technology; Advantages of the new system.
- Using project management to ensure quality control. Turner, Rory; Moorman, James // Corrections Today;Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p138
Discusses the benefits of project management in planning and construction of new correctional facilities. Improvement of information management; Development of complete project strategy prior to designing; Improved quality control; Reduced cost; Reduced claims; Saved time with avoidance of...
- Corrections architecture evolves. Linn, Charles // Architectural Record;May1993, Vol. 181 Issue 5, p94
Focuses on the evolution of the corrections architecture. Impact of overcrowding in prisons; Orders from the courts; Revision of traditional approaches in funding; Direct-supervision management style; Emergence of correctional facilities types; Contact information.
- Building prison on wetlands site offers challenge for Connecticut. Goodale, Michael R.; Siegel, Harvey H. // Corrections Today;Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p116
Features the development of a correctional complex on the wetland soils of Suffield, Connecticut. Site problems and solutions; Inclusion of environmental considerations; Description of the facility.
- Oklahoma DOC hosts Construction Conference. // Corrections Today;Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p114
Reports that correctional correction Association (ACA) anticipates the awarding of funds from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) during the spring of 1994 to hire a Community Corrections Specialist (CCS). Duties and responsibilities of the CCS; Qualifications for the position.