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Exploring how technology and personalized coaching methods can revamp corrections systems, reduce recidivism, and improve safety for correctional officers and inmates alike
In an ideal future, every officer would be equipped with the tools to not just enforce the law but also protect life in its most vulnerable moments
Correctional officers in select locations will wear cameras during shifts to test and perfect their use before a complete agency rollout slated for the end of 2024
A majority of first responder agencies lack necessary funds for purchasing equipment and technology
Chronic turnover and staff shortages have prompted the sheriff to implement technology to help keep inmates safe in the wake of violations cited by the health department
These digital tools have the potential to determine threats and even provide insights into the behavior and needs of inmates
Training sessions in VR teach inmates coping skills before they’re released
Schuylkill County Prison requests $160K for 42 additional wireless access points, switches and cables to improve communication between iPads used by COs
The shift to video arraignments foretells how things might be done differently in the future
The interactive dashboard provides daily updates and summary information about the current inmate population
“It’s a people job. If you enjoy people, those inmates are people all day long. If you treat them fairly and with respect, you get respect”
Preparing inmates to stay out of prison after release is good for them, their family and friends, and society in general
The equipment allows 360-degree views of an imaginary world in two or three dimensions for shared adventures between kids and incarcerated parents
Providing access to web-based services can give parolees more freedom, and increase the effectiveness of their supervision and rehabilitation
Tracking supplies given can save lives, no matter the size of the object
States are making the investment to strengthen the bond between workforce agencies and state and local corrections entities
CDCR did not say how many people were affected, but said there is no indication that the data — which could include Social Security numbers, driver’s license information and other information — had been misused
Because of incompatible computer systems, a judge set a low bail for Walker not knowing he had recently been let out of jail before starting a seven-year prison sentence for burglary
The advancements that technology management systems have to offer are too significant to be ignored
Cobb County Sheriff Craig Owens said the wristbands act as a means to quickly respond to inmate medical emergencies
Command Cloud strives to enable real-time situational awareness for safer, more secure correctional facilities
Each session of the three-week series will cover a different critical aspect of drone detection system deployment
Because contraband cell phones played such a major role in the 2018 Lee Correctional riot, SCDC knew they had to up their investigative game
The program is for domestic violence, sexual assault and forcible felony offenders awaiting trial
The agency is struggling to come back online after a ransomware attack earlier this month
Among the facility’s upgrades is the ability to electronically track inmates via wristbands
The Metropolitan Detention Center has been unable to access its cameras since last week’s attack
With the new cameras in place, COs will instead have a workstation outside each cell block