prisons

Software glitch keeps Arizona inmates eligible for release behind bars

by • 7 months ago

A whistleblower report found that an inmate management system wasn't adjusted for a new early-release formula, keeping hundreds locked up for too long.

California to enable virtual visits for state prisoners

by • 10 months ago

Inmates will be allowed to make video calls with approved visitors during the pandemic, according to the state's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Prisons seek tools, guidance for coronavirus response

by • 2 years ago

After an advisory in Texas tipped off facilities to the growing health crisis, many administrators realized they weren't sure how to manage their new tasks.

Google puts $2 million behind prison-based coding academy

by • 3 years ago

The funding will be used to expand The Last Mile's courses beyond California facilities and into the Midwest.

Inmate-spying drones take flight over South Carolina prisons

by • 3 years ago

State corrections officials say a new program that watches prisoners from 400 feet above is the first of its kind in the nation.

California corrections CIO says everyone inside prison walls should get a tablet

by • 5 years ago

A new statewide plan to connect inmates and staff to digital resources is overturning old assumptions about the use of technology in the corrections system.

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