Judge's ruling in Tulsa County, Okla. jail authority case may set precedent
- Wayne County Likely To Restart Bond-Financed Detroit Jail Project. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;10/20/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34196, p1
The board of Wayne County, Mich. has rejected a plan to move a half-built abandoned jail site in downtown Detroit, making it more likely the county will restart the controversial, bond-financed project.
- PULLING CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTITIONERS TOGETHER. Gulick, Kristina // Corrections Today;Oct2000, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p92
Considers the need for an independent convener to serve as a catalyst for an effective management of jail populations. Information on the members of the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission (CJC); How the CJC operates; Members comprising the Correction Task Force of the CJC.
- Kansas Lawmakers Approve Prison Money Despite Earlier Decisions. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;04/28/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30880, p4
Reports on Kansas' budget for prison improvements. Bond-funded juvenile corrections facility; Funding for a maximum-security diagnostic and evaluation facility.
- Data-Driven Jail Operations. HECHT, FRANK R. // American Jails;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the importance of data in the management of jail operations in the U.S.
- Four Years in the Butte County Jail. Collins, Lorraine // South Dakota Magazine;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p33
The article presents information about the Belle Fourche jailhouse and the author's experience of being the child of the sheriff. It discusses the sheriff's style of law enforcement and describes what the sheriff did to house the prisoners in the jailhouse. It also describes the author's...
- Jails in the United States. Schubert, Martin // 21st Century;Jan97, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p12
The author comments on the state of jails and justice system in the U.S. The author believes that most criminals are more comfortable in jail than out of prison, however, prisons in the U.S. are overflowing. To prevent this, some violent offenders are being released ahead of time, leading to an...
- What I Learned in Jail. Etter, Gregg W. // American Jails;May/Jun2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p65
The article focuses on the Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office. The Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office has long used a tour of the jail to help educate criminal justice students in the operations of a modern detention facility and to raise awareness among these potential employees about the careers...
- Prison system, a brief history. CYRIAX, OLIVER // Encyclopedia of Crime;2009, p358
An encyclopedia entry for the "history of the prison system" in Great Britain is presented. Sentencing criminals in the country did not evolve until the more civilised times because criminals are often sentence to death. Most prisoners were imprisoned due to debt until the 19th century. Most of...
- Jails: An ACA Reader. Goodman, Joel // Corrections Today;Oct/Nov2012, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p82
The article offers information on the book "Jails: An ACA Reader" by the American Correctional Association.