News About NH Prison & Jails

County has paid heavily since 2008 to settle Valley Street Jail lawsuits


MANCHESTER -- Inmates and an employee at the Valley Street Jail have received close to $1 million over the last six years to quietly settle claims involving allegations of beatings, improper medical care and sexual discrimination.

New Women’s prison likely in Concord (Revised)

Lawmakers heard some artfully vague plans Mar. 19 for a $38-million new women’s prison and transitional housing complex with 328 beds.

Stop phone companies from profiteering off of the families of prisoners

Use this link to Submit your public comment to the FCC asking for a fair cap on call charges.

Hassan: fund CHINS, build women’s prison

Gov. Maggie Hassan pledged in her recent budget address to bond a new prison for women because the state has neglected women prisoners for too long.

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