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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

 

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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.

December 29, 2014

 

jail door

Monroe County Probation Pilot Program Could Be State Model

The pretrial release program aims to get more people into home detention and community corrections programs, in an effort to save money and jail space.

January 1, 2014

 

gun

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

 

vigo county jail

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

 

jail

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.

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