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September 28, 2017

 

Vigo Co. Jail

Vigo Co. Council Still Debating Cost, Funding Of Proposed New Jail

Last week, council members tabled a vote on a jail proposal after three hours of public comment. A new meeting date for the vote has not been set.

August 3, 2017

 

Visit sign

Lawrence Co. Jail Replacing In-Person Visits With Video Visits

The sheriff says the policy is indicative of a larger problem: jail overcrowding.

July 31, 2017

 

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Opioid Crisis Cause Of Monroe County Jail Overcrowding

Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Marc Kellams says the opioid crisis is a major cause of the surging population.

July 26, 2017

 

Indianapolis and the White River

Plans Move Ahead On New Indianapolis Criminal Justice Center

Plans are moving forward on Mayor Joe Hogsett's proposal for a new criminal justice center that would treat people with mental illness and drug addictions.

December 14, 2016

 

Jail

Vigo County Talks Plans For New Jail To Combat Overcrowding

There now may be a solution to the overcrowding in the Vigo County Jail.

October 25, 2016

 

opioid abuse

Officials Propose New Way To Help Inmates Detox From Addiction

Some Allen County officials say the plan would save taxpayer money and reduce the likelihood of inmates ending up back in jail after release.

June 21, 2016

 

Naloxone

IUPUI Prof: Follow-Up Needed After Overdose Interventions

More than 50 Indiana police departments now carry the overdose antidote drug naloxone, but experts say addicts need more follow-up to address their addiction.

May 24, 2016

 

States need FCC permission to block cell signals.

Pence To FCC: Grant Autonomy In Ending Prison Cellphones

Cellphones that inmates have illegally in prison are universally seen as a security threat, but states need FCC permission to block cell signals.

April 29, 2016

 

Penitentiary

Report Links Parents’ Jailtime To Health Problems For Kids

11 percent of Hoosier children have a parent who has been incarcerated. A new report highlights the impact of a parent's time behind bars.

March 28, 2016

 

Jewher Ilham's book

Indiana Student Fights For Her Father Imprisoned In China

A Chinese student is continuing the fight to free her father from a life sentence in prison that she says is unfair.

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