Responding to Women Offenders: The Department of Women's Justice Services in Cook County, Illinois
| Cataloged on:
Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: The development and implementation of the Cook County Sheriff's Department of Women's Justice Services (DWJS) is discussed. This bulletin is comprised of these sections: introduction; background; the decisionmaking process; decision point mapping example -- custody/release; creating the DWJS; gender-responsive innovations; meeting the healthcare needs of women offenders in Cook County; and challenges and accomplishments.