Prisons and Detention Facilities

Goodwill Community Foundation® Provides Rehabilitation Opportunities to Prisoners in Nepal

Goodwill Community Foundation® Provides Rehabilitation Opportunities to Prisoners in Nepal

GCFLearnFree.org is a free online distance educational platform launched by Goodwill Community Foundation® of Eastern North Carolina. This free learning resource is available regionally, nationally and internationally. GCF® was recently instrumental in providing hardware, technical and financial support to establish Computer…

Corrections Departments Manage Pandemic in Prisons With Free COVID Tool From Vant4ge, a Leader in Criminal Justice Technology

Corrections Departments Manage Pandemic in Prisons With Free COVID Tool From Vant4ge, a Leader in Criminal Justice Technology

The coronavirus pandemic continues to have a disproportionately adverse effect on the United States’ prison population. According to The Marshall Project, there have been nearly 200,000 cases among inmates and more than 1,400 deaths, resulting in corrections agencies being overwhelmed.…

Sasikala Natarajan accused of paying Rs 2-cr bribe for special menu in jail kitchen

AIADMK General Secretary and convict V.K. Sasikala Natarajan was on Wednesday accused of bribing Karnataka Director General of Prisons (DGP) Satyanarayana Rao and city central jail officials for undue favours. "Sasikala has given Rs 1 crore bribe to Rao and…

LowerRateCalls Now Offering a Cheaper Solution to Jail Phone Calls

LowerRateCalls Now Offering a Cheaper Solution to Jail Phone Calls

LowerRateCalls provides a new voice over IP service that allows inmates to contact their families at a much cheaper rate. Instead of being charged for an expensive long distance call the inmate can now call home using a number provided…

Prison Inmates Reach Record Numbers

The United States accounts for 5% of the world’s population, but has over 20% of the prison population. Around 2.2 million people are incarcerated in U.S. jails. In addition, 1 in 35 adults in the U.S. are currently jail inmates,…

The United States Tops the Global List for Incarcerations

According to population statistics in 2014, the United States was carrying close to 5 percent of the global population. Despite having such a lower population number, the United States was housing a quarter of the world's prison population. According to…

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