Addressing Healthcare in Jails

Posted by Kenny Smith on March 4, 2020 at 8:44 AM

Throughout the United States, there over 3,200 local and county jails housing more than 700,000 inmates. Providing adequate medical care to the inmate population is challenging to say the least, which has led to many states contracting out their jail healthcare to private companies. Unfortunately, many of the leading jail healthcare vendors have been on the receiving end of hundreds of lawsuits, some with multimillion dollar judgements.  

Managing <1 (On Average) Career Arrest-Related Death Risks

Posted by Michael Brave on March 14, 2017 at 12:08 PM

Areas of Reform and Jail Operations: Times Are Changing

Posted by Richard Bishop on April 12, 2016 at 10:23 AM

Historically, our high dollar jail exposure has dealt with in-custody death, lack of adequate medical treatment, strip searches, assault and conditions of confinement (traditionally referred to as overcrowding). Coming soon to a jail near you are some new players: adequate treatment of the mentally ill, solitary confinement and a new way the courts are looking at use of force in jails.