California Efforts to Reduce Jail Population During Covid Come to End as Crime Rises

More than two years after instituting policies to keep more nonviolent offenders out of jail to reduce populations during the pandemic, California’s biggest metropolitan areas are making a U-turn in…

Maui jail reports 56 active COVID cases | News, Sports, Jobs

Another 31 Maui Community Correctional Center inmates tested positive for COVID-19 during the week that ended Tuesday, bringing the total to 56 active cases at the Wailuku jail, the Department…

Former Cook County Jail Warden Advocates for More Holistic Criminal Justice System | Chicago News

Do inmates in Illinois prisons and jails have a right to safety? That’s the central question raised in a new publication written by former Cook County Department of Corrections Warden…

Bexar County Jail has zero cases of COVID-19 among inmates, officials say

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – It’s a new milestone for the Bexar County Jail. As of Saturday, there are no COVID-19 cases among inmates in the jail, according to the Bexar…

New money to focus on mental health at new Lucas County jail

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – As the new Lucas County jail starts to take shape, a focus on mental health will be a major part of it. With the hope to…

Detainees Sue Arkansas Jail That Gave Them Ivermectin to Treat Covid

Detainees at an Arkansas jail who had Covid-19 were unknowingly treated by the detention center’s doctor with ivermectin, a drug that health officials have continually said is dangerous and should…