The Montana Department of Corrections announced Thursday the selection of four finalists to replace the outgoing warden at Montana Women's Prison in Billings.
Conclusive evidence of generally poor management and a disregard for the Department of Corrections Code of Conduct resulted in Montana Women’s Prison warden being placed on administrative leave last month.
A complaint filed by a state Department of Corrections employee led agency officials to take action against Jo Acton, who recently retired from her post as warden at Montana Women's Prison.
Jo Acton’s long career with the Montana Department of Corrections has been documented in numerous Billings Gazette news articles that were overwhelmingly positive: Fundraising for the women’s prison chapel, starting a program for inmates to raise helper dogs for individuals with disabilities…
Jo Acton, the longtime warden of the Montana Women's Prison, on Monday announced that she will retire.
The Montana Women's Prison warden, Jo Acton, was placed on administrative leave with pay on Wednesday by the Department of Human Resources Bureau.
HELENA — The state says that families of female inmates can now use the Internet to deposit money into their personal accounts.
A Montana Women's Prison inmate is suing state corrections officials, claiming they are not providing her kosher foods in violation of her right to religious freedom.
Jo Acton, warden of the Montana Women’s Prison in Billings, occasionally hears, usually on the inmate grapevine, how some of her former charges are doing in the outside world.