U.S. Department of Justice

Jail Planning and Expansion: Local Officials and Their Roles, Second Edition

Publication year: 2010

Library ID

  • 022668

Other Information

  • 2010
  • 62 pages.
Thumbnail preview This publication should be the first that elected officials and other policymakers turn to when developing jail facilities--either a new jail or expansion of an existing jail. All the participants’ roles, decisions they make, and the documents resulting from the process are covered. Sections of this manual explain: what the facility development process is; who the participants in the decision are; what types of decisions must be made; how much time and money are spent on each phase; and the nine phases with their respective tasks and track activities. A facility development process flowchart is also included.

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