Items Tagged with 'prison'
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Corrections is failing to adequately document how it determines which prisons are selected for closure, according to a recent audit report. Read More
LANSING — There’s no way for a state to give back time — sometimes decades — to people who served in prison for crimes they didn’t commit. Read More
Catch-22 leaves them without help for either malady.
LANSING — Unpredictable behavior, irrationality, confusion, loss of control: all are symptoms of mental illness and signs of drug abuse. Read More
LANSING — Despite a declining prison population, the average Michigan prisoner is spending more time behind bars — at significant taxpayer expense. Read More
LANSING — During the past five years, Michigan’s prison population has dropped by nearly 8,000 and 20 facilities have closed, leaving the Department of Corrections with one question to answer: Where should it keep those who stay? Read More