alternatives to incarceration

November 19, 2014

Mitigating the cost of aging prisoners through alternatives to incarceration

Aging prisoners are a growing number within the total inmate population. Their health care typically costs more and they require more time and attention from correctional officers who already have a full roster of inmates to monitor. This reality has led many advocates to argue for the implementation of alternative […]
August 14, 2014

Empty cells promising at new Richmond jail

The new Richmond City Justice Center opened recently to more empty beds than necessary, which is good news for a city with a history of jail overcrowding. The reduction is due in part to a day reporting center recently opened by GEO Reentry Services. The jail—a six-story, 430,000-square-foot building—was built […]
February 26, 2014

Day reporting center to open in Richmond

GEO Reentry is excitedly preparing for the launch of a new day reporting center in Richmond, Va., which will open its doors in early March. The center will take up to 150 probationers and jail inmates diverted to community supervision to undergo an intensive day reporting program that targets reducing […]
January 2, 2014

Napa County leads with out-of-the-box jail programs

In 2008, GEO Reentry was selected by the Napa County Board of Supervisors to open and operate a number of innovative programs designed to reduce recidivism, address prison overcrowding and empower inmates to obtain gainful employment upon their release. Those programs include Day Reporting Centers, behavioral treatment programs, in-jail employment […]