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Study Shows Increasing Prisoner Visitation Reduces Inmate Recidivism

Study shows that increasing prisoner visitation reduces inmate recidivism and  benefits both communities and taxpayers According to a recent five-year study by the Minnesota Department of Corrections,…


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Alaska’s First Prison in Twenty Years: Goose Creek Recently Completed

The recently completed Goose Creek prison in Alaska achieved its principal goals of erecting a modern corrections facility to house the state’s inmates within their home-state…

Norix ‘Extraordinary by Design’ Video Well Received

Recently, we designed a video, ‘Norix Extraordinary By Design Furniture Features and Capabilities’ to give our customers an overview on the products we offer and the…

Norix Ultra-Max Chairs Gorilla-Tested Tough, According to Koko

Norix Ultra-Max chairs are built to withstand challenging environments like prisons, psychiatric hospitals, and shelters, but we never anticipated our furniture would be use-tested by a…

Detention Center Expansion Requires Big-Building Project Know-How

A recent article in AMERICAN Jails points out that most municipalities or county agencies are unprepared for the experience of undertaking a mega-building project such as…

Factory Authorized Furniture Installations Fortify Your Norix Product Warranty

Norix Group specializes in intensive-use furniture for challenging environments.  Due to the unique nature of the furniture, its assembly and installation, and the customers served –…

Renovated Psychiatric Center Design Improvements Tour

The Missouri Psychiatric Center recently completed a $13 million dollar renovation of the 50-year old building, now owned by the University of Missouri Health Care System…

Safety Measures for Furnishing Patient Rooms in Behavioral Health Facilities

In addition to the potential safety hazards of using standard furniture in patient bedrooms, fixtures and other elements such as window coverings and hardware also warrant…

Video Visitation Technology – Jail System Counts the Benefits

Corrections officers working in jails that utilize the new video visitation systems have high praise for the technology which benefits both staff and inmates, but in…

6 Key Building Attributes for Psychiatric Hospitals and Treatment Facilities

Behavioral health care facilities are among the most regulated of building types, according to the Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of…