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March 20, 2018


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ISU Students Simulate Challenges Of Re-Entry After Incarceration

Students at Indiana State University got a look this week at some of the challenges inmates face, even after their jail time is up. 

February 28, 2018


Former Muncie Middle School To Become New County Jail

The county will spend nearly $2.9 million to buy the former Wilson Middle School. The 500-bed jail is expected to be completed in two years.

February 16, 2018


Program Gives Kids In Juvenile Detention Lesson In Legal Rights

Since the program started in April 2017, attorneys have found at least 7 kids who didn't have an attorney when they should have.

February 15, 2018


Greene County Jail Expansion Officially Underway

Greene County broke ground on a nearly a $15 million expansion of its jail today.

December 19, 2017


Indianapolis Agrees To $4.2M Deal For Justice Center Land

The city of Indianapolis has reached a $4.2 million deal to buy and lease land for a new $572 million criminal justice center.

December 11, 2017


Overcrowding At Vigo Co. Jail Causes Inmates To Be Held Elsewhere

A new jail in Vigo County is effectively on hold after critics raised questions about its projected costs.

September 28, 2017


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


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


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


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.

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