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January 1, 2014

 

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Lawmaker Seeks To Increase Jail Time For Violent Crimes

Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, plans to sponsor a bill that would boost mandatory minimum sentences for violent crimes.

October 26, 2013

 

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Vigo County Jail Seeks Long-Term Solutions For Overcrowding

The Vigo County sheriff has formed a study committee to brainstorm ways to reduce overcrowding at the county jail.

October 22, 2013

 

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Vigo Co. To Reduce Jail Population With In-Home Detentions

Vigo County officials have approved a new ankle device that will make in-home detention an option for many of the jail's inmates.

August 19, 2013

 

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ACLU: Vigo County Jail Overcrowded Despite 2002 Settlement

The ACLU says the Vigo County Jail is housing more than the 268 inmates agreed to in 2002 court settlement.

May 17, 2013

 

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Marion County Jail Named Worst In US For Sexual Misconduct

Nearly 8 percent of inmates at the Marion County Jail reported being sexually abused by a jail staff member, according to a Department of Justice report.

September 25, 2012

 

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Drug-Related Charges Spark Rise In Female Incarcerations

The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.

September 22, 2012

 

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Johnson County Seeks To Expand ‘Work Release’ Facility

Officials are looking to expand its Johnson County Community Corrections center, which allows people to work while serving jail time.

August 24, 2012

 

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Sheriff’s Association To Examine Sex Offender Registry Laws

What critics call a convoluted and error-prone sex offender registry may need a revamp.

July 20, 2012

 

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Winston Wood, Boater In Fatal Crash, Sentenced To Six Years

As part of his sentence, Wood will undergo mental health counseling.

April 20, 2012

 

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IUPD To Use Remote Jail Booking Program This Weekend

IUPD officers are preparing for the Little 500 weekend with a remote jail booking program.

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