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September 25, 2012

 

A door in the Howard County Jail.

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 10, 2012

 

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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.

September 3, 2012

 

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Study: Low-Level Felons Often Are Repeat Offenders

The finding could affect sentencing reform efforts in the Statehouse.

July 11, 2012

 

Ivy Tech representatives say the DOC wanted more staff for GED programs, like the one at Miami Correctional Facility (pictured), but couldnât allocate more funding to pay for it.

Ivy Tech Pulls Out of Prison GED Programs

The Department of Corrections and Ivy Tech allowed their two-year contract to expire after disagreements over funding and staffing.

July 6, 2012

 

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Indiana’s State Prisons Lose College Programs

A program allowing Indiana prisoners to earn college degrees from behind bars produced its last class of graduates this past year.

June 26, 2012

 

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Indiana Prisons End College Degree Programs

The state Department of Corrections is being forced to end its college degree programs because of budget cuts.

June 8, 2012

 

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Eight More Men Prosecuted For Possession Of Child Porn

The images involve the sexual of abuse of minors ranging in age from two months to four years of age.

May 11, 2012

 

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Terre Haute Excludes Inmates From Redistricting Population

The redistricting resolution excludes the 3,200 inmates in Terre Haute's federal prison.

November 22, 2011

 

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Bloomington Man Sentenced To 315 Years For Child Porn

Convicted David Bostic filmed children in Monroe County under the age of four in sexually explicit videos he then sent to child predators around the world.

March 18, 2011

 

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Experts Say Alternative Sentencing Key to Criminal Reform

Criminal Justice Professor says Indiana’s judicial system is antiquated, and new methods of rehabilitation are needed for modern offenders.

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