Franklin County Day Reporting Center

May 20, 2016

Franklin County holds Reentry Coalition Summit to highlight reentry efforts

Franklin County held its first Reentry Coalition Summit on May 17 featuring such special guests as Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel, who was instrumental in launching the Franklin County Day Reporting Center, run by GEO Reentry Services, 10 years ago. The all-day summit, sponsored in part by GEO Reentry, […]
August 6, 2013

Franklin County DRC reduces recidivism

Like many counties across the nation, Franklin County, Pa., has struggled with rising crime rates and overcrowded jails. In 2003, the county’s 194-bed prison saw its inmate count climb as high as 400. With such severe overcrowding, the county contended with the prospect of building a $40 million, 600-bed jail […]
July 31, 2012

Judge who helped spearhead day reporting program wins award

Judge Richard Walsh, who has held a post in the Court of Common Pleas that serves Franklin and Fulton counties for 15 years, won the Judge Linda K. Ludgate Award for Excellence in CJAB Leadership.  Judge Walsh was a force for change in the correctional change in Franklin County, including […]