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2014-07-10 23:11:27

NaphCare, Inc., an independent partner to correctional facilities nationwide for innovative healthcare management and technology solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract to provide comprehensive healthcare services for the Federal Prison Camp (FPC) in Alderson, West Virginia. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 NaphCare will assume full responsibility for the management of all off-site medical services for FPC Alderson’s 1,100 minimum-security female inmates by working closely...

2014-07-08 16:24:36

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State spending on prisoner health care increased from fiscal years 2007 to 2011, but it is trending downward from its peak in 2009, according to a new report from the State Health Care Spending Project, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The report, State Prison Health Care Spending: An Examination, analyzes four key factors driving prison health care costs and outlines...

2014-07-08 12:33:20

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of integrated public safety software and communications platforms, announced today that it will be eliminating mandatory billing fees effective with August billings. The action is consistent with customer requests and is in line with recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) actions seeking reductions in the cost of telephone service in correctional facilities....

2014-07-02 23:09:35

Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana in their efforts to combat smuggled inmate cell phones. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana in their efforts to combat smuggled inmate cell phones. The Advocate reported on 6-14-14 in “Prisons crack down on contraband...

2014-05-21 23:01:02

Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by the Ohio State Prisons agency in its intensified efforts to combat smuggled cell phones and dangerous items in prisons. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by the Ohio State Prisons agency in its intensified efforts to combat smuggled cell phones and dangerous items in prisons. Reported by Cincinnati WLWT-5 on...

2014-05-19 04:20:44

New report examines impact of "direct file" statute on youth, public safety WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2012, youth in the District of Columbia spent more than 10,000 days - the equivalent of 27 years - in adult jail under a statute that enables federal prosecutors to send DC youth accused of certain crimes to adult court without judicial review, according to a new report released today by DC Lawyers for Youth (DCLY) and the Campaign for Youth Justice...

2014-05-13 23:03:50

Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex Pridemore. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex...

2014-04-16 12:27:34

AFGE member and BOP Local President Jill Carver works with inmates at West Virginia correctional facility WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jill Carver teaches parenting skills to more than a hundred men every day, but these are no ordinary students. Jill works inside a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia, and her students are inmates. "The Bureau of Prisons is not for everyone. You have to have a certain mentality to work in a federal prison," Jill...

2014-04-08 23:30:42

PrisonEducation.com recently launched their Inmate Locator | Prisoner Locator service, which connects prisoners with their families. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Prison Education News is proud to announce the launch of an inmate locator service which will help connect prisoners with their families. This service presents every state's and the Federal Bureau of Prisons' inmate locator links all in one user-friendly location. The United States is the world's leader in...

2014-04-08 23:28:09

In few places are the consequences of non-treatment more visible than our jails and prisons, said the Treatment Advocacy Center. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Ten times more individuals with serious mental illness are residing in state prisons and county jails today than in the nation’s remaining state mental hospitals, according to a new study from the Treatment Advocacy Center. “The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey” found that,...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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