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Posts tagged Indiana Department of Corrections

October 28, 2016

 

Tablet

Tablets Improve Reading Scores, Behavior At Juvenile Facility

Since the staff at Madison Juvenile Facility introduced tablets two years ago, reading scores improved and the number of grievances went down.

October 5, 2016

 

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Indiana Inmates Grow 100,000 Pounds Of Produce In 3 Years

Inmates at several Indiana prisons have grown more than 29,000 pounds of produce just in 2016, and donated it to local food pantries.

June 2, 2016

 

Holy Cross already offers a college degree program at Westville Correctional Facility.

Holy Cross Hopes To Expand Prison Education Efforts

Holy Cross is one of more than 200 colleges that applied to participate in the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program.

June 1, 2016

 

Prison Bars

Henryville Correctional Facility To Close For Cost Savings

The 140 inmates at the prison will be moved to prisons in Branchville or Edinburgh, and its 36 staff members will be offered vacant positions at other prisons.

January 29, 2016

 

Pendleton Prison

Settlement: Treatment Required For Mentally Ill Inmates

The agreement reached between the ACLU and the Indiana Department of Corrections.

January 27, 2016

 

Indiana State Prison

ACLU Indiana, Department Of Corrections Reach Settlement

In 2012, a judge found that the treatment of mentally ill prisoners violated 8th amendment protections against cruel and unusual punishment.

April 22, 2015

 

The Indiana Department of Corrections says Troy Thomas (left) and Cody Morris (right) walked away from a work crew in Columbus Wednesday.

Two Inmates ‘Walk Away’ From Columbus Trash Pick-Up Crew

Cody Morris and Troy Thomas were incarcerated at a minimum security facility in Edinburgh and were part of a trash pick-up crew working in the Columbus area.

May 1, 2014

 

Vigo County Community Corrections

Indiana To Begin Treating Low Level Offenders At Local Level

Changes made to the Indiana Criminal code set to take effect this summer will place a renewed emphasis on Community Corrections.

September 14, 2012

 

Monarch butterfly with an ID tag on its wings

Madison Juvenile Facility Helps Track Butterfly Migrations

At the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in southern Indiana, one teacher is encouraging her students to look for science everywhere.

September 10, 2012

 

prisoners

Department of Corrections Trains Prisoners In Coal Mining

The Department of Corrections recently graduated its first class of students under its vocational training program for prisoners.

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