Managing Use of Force in Prisons: The Need for Better Policy and Practice
| Cataloged on:
Nov. 01, 2012
ANNOTATION: Problems related to the use of force and efforts to deal with these deficiencies are explained. While based on practices from New South Wales, Australia, observations being made can be applied to other countries. Six chapters are contained in this report: overview and summary of recommendations; agency investigations; legislative and policy framework for using force on inmates; problems with how uses of force are manages; investigation into individual use of force; and process of change to meet the challenges associated with use of force.