Criminal code reform passed in 2014 is only one factor contributing to the exploding jail populations.
Indianapolis' mayor is proposing a slate of criminal-justice changes aimed at steering mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects into treatment instead of jail.
The recent escape of two convicted murderers from a New York prison is sparking security reform in Indiana.
WFIU/WTIU speaks to a Kokomo Tribune reporter about his series looking at why jails are becoming one of the main providers of mental health care in Indiana.
Indiana’s jails have phased out a set of standards that was two decades old.
The Indiana Senate’s Corrections Committee has begun discussion on a bill which addresses criminal sentencing reform.