Correctional Training Cells – Why Every Correctional Facility Should Have One

The CERT Team at Franklin County Jail in Chambersburg, PA conducts a training exercise in their Training Cell. Professional corrections practitioners understand the critical need that continual staff training plays in maintaining skills, competences and operational readiness.   All training, including the very practical methods of inmate and detainee movement needs to be [...]

By |2019-08-13T15:31:46-04:00July 24th, 2019|Posts|Comments Off on Correctional Training Cells – Why Every Correctional Facility Should Have One

US 219 New Highway Construction Complete

Construction was recently completed for 11 miles of new, limited-access, four lane highway for US 219 in Somerset County, from the northern terminus of the Meyersdale Bypass to the southern end of the existing US 219 in Somerset, PA. Improving this transportation corridor should help make the Somerset/Johnstown area more accessible to visitors and [...]

By |2019-07-24T09:10:37-04:00July 11th, 2019|Posts|Comments Off on US 219 New Highway Construction Complete

Williamsport Regional Airport – Preparing for a Presidential Arrival

On May 20th, the Williamsport Regional Airport was receiving a very high-profile individual. The President was making his way to the Montoursville area; holding a rally where more than 15,000 people attended. As final preparations were made prior to the POTUS’s visit, L.R. Kimball had two engineers on the scene. They were tasked with [...]

By |2019-08-08T11:09:21-04:00June 18th, 2019|Posts|Comments Off on Williamsport Regional Airport – Preparing for a Presidential Arrival

Jail or Prison? Differentiating Between the Two

The terms Jail and Prison are often used incorrectly and interchangeably by the public and media however, they are very different.  So, what are the major differentiators between the two? For starters, a Jail is a facility used to hold or detain individuals that have been arrested and are being held pending bail, plea [...]

By |2019-07-24T07:19:43-04:00May 28th, 2019|Posts|Comments Off on Jail or Prison? Differentiating Between the Two