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Tag: ALABAMA DEPARRTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

ADOC Alabama News
State prisoners with previous incarcerations top numbers of first offenders in recent report

The percentage of state prisoners with previous incarcerations topped the percentage of prisoners serving time for a first offense, according to a recently released report from the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC).

A picture of a crane at the Elmore construction site presented at the Joint Prison Oversight Committee Meeting on September 20 2023 Photo by Will Blakely Alabama News
ADOC's Hamm blames rising construction prices for significant Elmore prison cost overrun

MONTGOMERY - Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) Commissioner John Hamm delivered an update on prison construction during Wednesday’s Join Prison Oversight Committee meeting, insinuating that just one of the two new mega-prisons could cost the state over $1 billion.

Prison interior Alabama News
Alabama Department of Corrections faces struggle to hire and retain personnel

Ask anyone with insight into the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), and they'll tell you it is understaffed.