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Prison News | Kentucky

Recent events, organized by category (below) or region/state (right), concerning the corrections industry in Kentucky. Comments, suggestions and contributions (below) appreciated.


Education & Rehabilitation

  • Kentucky statistics on use of electronic monitoring
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky uses electronic monitoring to track state inmates on a home incarceration program. Offenders eligible for the program must have no prior convictions for a violent or sex offense; must not have any pending ......[more]

Executions, Death Row & the Death Penalty

No recent news for Kentucky in this category.

Gangs in Prison

Health & Medical Treatment

No recent news for Kentucky in this category.

Prison Classification, Placement, & Release

No recent news for Kentucky in this category.

Prison Conditions & Corruption

Prison Life & Culture

  • Appeals court to hear case over prison visits
    EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear a case brought by Kentucky death row inmates challenging the rules governing how and when pastors may visit them at the Kentucky State Penitentiary....[more]

Riots, Lockdowns & Escapes

Suicides in Prison

  • Inmate awaiting trial in Kentucky HOA deaths kills himself
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An inmate awaiting trial on charges of killing two men at a homeowners association meeting committed suicide by hanging himself from a bed sheet in his cell, jail officials said....[more]

Workplace & Industry News, and Science & Tech News



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