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Posts tagged overcrowding

February 9, 2018


Jackson Co. To Close Juvenile Detention Center

Jackson County plans to close its juvenile detention center by the end of March. The sheriff says the space will help address jail overcrowding.

January 25, 2018


Vigo Co. Hires Company To Conduct Jail, Justice System Review

The Vigo County commissioners have contracted a company to reassess a proposal for a new county jail.

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.

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.

December 14, 2016


Vigo County Talks Plans For New Jail To Combat Overcrowding

There now may be a solution to the overcrowding in the Vigo County Jail.

June 4, 2015


Jackson County Jail Struggles With Overcrowding

The Jackson County Jail has been housing more inmates than it is designed to handle since 2009.

October 22, 2013


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.

December 9, 2008


Tentative Plan to Raise Standards Could Curb Overcrowding

Indiana university uses complex mathematical models to predict its number of students, but in recent years these models have come up short.

June 14, 2007


Marion County Jail No Longer Under Federal Supervision

The jail was under supervision for a lawsuit for overcrowding in 1972. But some fear the same conditions could occur at other local jails.

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