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Only three of North Carolina’s 100 counties have fulfilled prison phone requests

Only three of North Carolina’s 100 counties have fulfilled prison phone requests

North Carolina has exactly 100 counties, and two weeks ago, MuckRock sent a public records request to each one of them in an effort to learn more about inmates’ options for prison communication.

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Wyoming jails receive between 25 and 50 percent of inmate phone charges

Wyoming jails receive between 25 and 50 percent of inmate phone charges

As part of a survey being conducted my MuckRock, seven of the state’s 23 county sheriff departments have provided their contracts, offering additional looks into agreements by Turnkey, Telmate, and Securus, one of the country’s largest providers of inmate prison communication services.

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Prison phone giant Securus sues Florida Department of Corrections for awarding a contact to a competitor

Prison phone giant Securus sues Florida Department of Corrections for awarding a contact to a competitor

One of the largest providers of prison phone services in the United States is suing the Florida Department of Corrections for violating the procurement process in awarding a contract for inmate communications services to a competitor.

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The state of criminal justice and prison privatization as we enter 2019

The state of criminal justice and prison privatization as we enter 2019

Between a federal shutdown, ongoing litigation, and new efforts to change bad policy, there’s a lot going on in the nation’s criminal justice system. Here’s what you might have missed.

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A fifth of Sheriffs’ Departments in Georgia have failed to respond to our prison phone requests.

A fifth of Sheriffs’ Departments in Georgia have failed to respond to our prison phone requests.

Of the 159 Georgia county Sheriffs’ Departments that received our request, 63 have completed it, 14 have claimed to have no responsive documents, and another 15 are requesting payment for the materials. (You can help us pay for these fees by contributing to the crowdfund on the project page.)

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