Iowa State Penitentiary http://tspr.org en Visitation Halted at Iowa State Penitentiary http://tspr.org/post/visitation-halted-iowa-state-penitentiary <p>Visitors will not be allowed to see inmates in the maximum security portion of the Iowa State Penitentiary until further notice. Thu, 22 May 2014 21:18:03 +0000 Jason Parrott 53656 at http://tspr.org Visitation Halted at Iowa State Penitentiary Another Assault on ISP Employee http://tspr.org/post/another-assault-isp-employee <p>The Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on “restricted movement” following the assault of an unidentified male prison employee at about 7:15 A.M. on Monday, May 19. Tue, 20 May 2014 03:34:28 +0000 Jason Parrott 53469 at http://tspr.org Another Assault on ISP Employee New Iowa State Pen Could Open in April http://tspr.org/post/new-iowa-state-pen-could-open-april <p>Crews are trying to make up for lost time at the new Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:12:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 49252 at http://tspr.org New Iowa State Pen Could Open in April IA DOC : Prison Staffing Adequate http://tspr.org/post/ia-doc-prison-staffing-adequate <p>The Iowa Department of Corrections is confident that staffing levels will not be an issue at the new Iowa State Penitentiary. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:27:01 +0000 Jason Parrott 43133 at http://tspr.org IA DOC : Prison Staffing Adequate New Iowa State Penitentiary “Opens” http://tspr.org/post/new-iowa-state-penitentiary-opens <p>You could say Wednesday’s “Grand Opening” of the new Iowa State Penitentiary was a once in a lifetime experience. That’s because the current maximum security prison was built nearly 175 years ago, when Iowa was still a territory. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:59:59 +0000 Jason Parrott 43027 at http://tspr.org New Iowa State Penitentiary “Opens”