VANDALIA, Ill. — The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has announced an agreement with the State of Illinois to open its ninth correctional facility-based farm, the Second Chances Ranch at the Vandalia Correctional Facility in Vandalia, Ill.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — CGL/Kitchell has been retained to oversee facility maintenance for the new South Placer Adult Correctional Facility, the first California county to outsource maintenance and management services for a correctional facility.
CDCR Implements New Gang Management ReformsSACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is now implementing a pilot program that will reduce long-term confinement in security housing units (SHU) and overhaul the way gangs are managed.New Baltimore Juvenile Jail Draws Strong OppositionOpposition 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.
An estimated 80 percent of people in U.S. prisons have substance abuse problems, but they are far less likely to return to jail if they receive treatment while behind bars, Kentucky data show.
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