jail overcrowding

August 6, 2015

County seeks to salvage funding for Sedgwick County Day Reporting Center

Sedgwick County and GEO Reentry Services, the operator of an innovative program for probationers, hosted an open house for local criminal justice officials and the media this week to highlight the program’s services, capabilities and results, and what GEO Reentry DRC staff and the local community heard loud and clear […]
February 19, 2015

GEO Reentry Services helps Lycoming County achieve positive initial results

Five months after it opened a reentry service center to alleviate jail crowding and reduce recidivism, Lycoming County commissioners released initial results and the program is achieving significant savings and reducing jail crowding. According to the commissioners’ office, the center has saved county taxpayers almost $313,000 in its first five […]
August 6, 2014

Participants strive for success at Richmond Day Reporting Center

The Richmond Day Reporting Center, which opened in March, is already seeing successes with program participants. The DRC complements the city’s new 1,032-bed jail and is designed to help overcrowding at the facility. Those who participate in the program are required to undergo behavioral therapy designed to change criminal behavior. Other classes […]
January 14, 2014

BOP creates Reentry Services Division

Witnessing more and more corrections agencies put an increased emphasis on reentry programming is an encouraging trend. The trend continued recently as the Bureau of Prisons established the Reentry Services Division to give more direction and oversight to offender reentry. In a statement, officials at the BOP said the new […]