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2014-06-12 16:28:22

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Solutions Global, Inc. (SSG), the leading provider of performance management software for human services, is proud to announce the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has selected Efforts to Outcomes (ETO®) software to support outcomes case management for its statewide Automated Re-entry Management System (ARMS). Drawing from The Future of California Corrections Blueprint, this initiative supports...

2014-05-28 08:36:40

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita Technologies, a market leader in unified case and offender management solutions with over 10,000 users nationwide announced today that the company was selected by the State of Indiana to implement Capita's Corrections and Probation system. Capita CASE is a comprehensive state-of-the-art, web/cloud based criminal justice case management system which proactively manages caseload operations and drives efficiency through the use...

2014-02-10 16:24:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year, Department of Corrections (DOC) officials reported the first significant decrease in the inmate population since 1971. At the end of 2013, officials discovered that the state's prison system has experienced the smallest increase in the inmate population growth, all while the state's crime rate remained flat. "This is the smallest increase for the 24 years preceding this administration," Corrections Secretary John...

2013-09-12 23:23:33

The San Francisco County Jail will use new visitation technologies from Renovo Software to improve inmate visitation by reducing lines and eliminating inconveniences within the visitation process. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In an effort to streamline inmate visitation, the San Francisco County Jail will soon utilize an advanced online registration, scheduling and management platform developed by Minneapolis based Renovo Software. Visitors will be able to register and schedule visits from...

2013-09-11 23:27:10

Reading Horizons adopted for use in California state correctional facilities. North Salt Lake, Utah (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has adopted Reading Horizons as the literacy curriculum approved for use in ABE I and intervention classes. Initially accessible in 22 correctional computer labs, Reading Horizons is now in 34 correctional facilities across the state, teaching an additional 11,000 inmates to read and training 450...

2013-08-28 23:23:04

Probation Officers for the Clark County Juvenile Justice Department will begin using mobile tablets to monitor and track juvenile offenders. The technology created by Nevada based GoldPost Technologies, Inc., delivers important live feeds including "at risk" behavior alerts. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Clark County Nevada’s Department of Juvenile Justice Services is deploying mobile risk prevention technology, becoming the nation’s first Probation Department...

2013-08-07 23:03:49

CFG Health Systems, LLC and the staff of the Hudson County Department of Corrections were recently honored by the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders for achieving accreditation of their adult correctional facility. Workers at the jail were also praised for their dedication during Hurricane Sandy. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 At a meeting held July 11, 2013 the Freeholders approved a resolution congratulating CFG, which provides medical services to inmates, and the jail's...

2013-08-06 23:22:45

Based on the program's successful outcomes at two existing facilities, the Florida Department of Corrections will expand Smart Horizons Career Online Education's online high school to additional prisons throughout the state. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Dr. Howard Liebman, CEO and Superintendent of Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), announces that the school district will soon expand its operations as an official provider of online education for inmates in...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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