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Prisons and Detention Facilities Press Releases

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…

Craftmaster Hardware Releases New B2B Website, Offers E-Commerce Solution for Institutional Locksmiths and Facilities Management Professionals

Craftmaster Hardware, LLC, a wholesale distributor of the world’s most recognizable brands of commercial door hardware, detention hardware and locksmith supplies has recently launched its new, updated website. This newly designed website offers customers quick and easy access to thousands…

Island Librarians Take Home Big Awards

Island Librarians Take Home Big Awards

​​On May 4th, 2016, two librarians from Nanaimo, B.C., received notification from the American Library Association (ALA) that programs under their direction are recipients of the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects. The international…

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

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,…

Criminon Program Saves Lives in Indonesia

Criminon Program Saves Lives in Indonesia

As reported by the Al Jazeera broadcast network, the Criminon program is helping Indonesian prisoners serving terms for drug abuse to straighten out their lives. And the problems that exist on the outside continue within the prison walls.  Traffickers, often…

The United States Tops the Global List for Incarcerations

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…

meshDETECT® Announces Issuance of 2nd Patent Covering Mobile Inmate Calling

meshDETECT® is pleased to announce that it has recently received its second patent  for inmate mobile communications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for U.S. Patent 9,271,145, which is a continuation of our first patent entitled “System…

Symposium: Billions of Wasted Dollars, Homicides and High Recidivism Can Be Rendered a Thing of the Past in U.S. Prisons

Symposium: Billions of Wasted Dollars, Homicides and High Recidivism Can Be Rendered a Thing of the Past in U.S. Prisons

“We don’t have a minute to waste,” Greg Capazorio said at the End-of-the-Year symposium which was held in the new Criminon Florida offices opened by the Church of Scientology in downtown Clearwater last July. In light of the current horrifying…

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