jail crowding

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 […]
January 9, 2013

Kern County’s Day Reporting Center successfully reduces recidivism

Like many counties in California, Kern County has been seeking solutions to jail crowding and rising probationer numbers. Factors contributing to these problems include double-digit unemployment and low household incomes throughout the county. One way Kern has responded to these challenges is by partnering with BI Incorporated. A recent case […]