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Document 022247
Facility Planning to Meet the Needs of Female Inmates
By Elias, Gail. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
This bulletin "discusses how jurisdictions of all sizes can consider and address the gender-specific needs of female inmates during the facility planning process." Sections contained in this bulletin are: introduction; the female inmate population; the impact of jail size; target population; predesign issues; master planning; prearchitectural programming; consider a regional approach; design issues; and a last word -- this publication focuses on facility planning not program and service develop... Read More
20 p.
Document 020751
Project Guide: Population Profiles, Population Projections and Bed Needs Projections
National Institute of Corrections. Native American and Alaskan Technical Assistance Project (NAATAP) (Washington, DC); U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Justice Planners International (JPI) (Demarest, NJ).
Three parts of a Needs Assessment, which "is conducted to determine, verify, and/or quantify the need for greater capacity, a different type of facility, a new facility or expansion and renovation of an existing facility," are explained (p. 2). Sections contained in this guide are: overview; population profiles; population projections; and bed needs projections.... Read More
14 p.
Document 019572
Facility Development: Needs Assessment & Pre-Design Planning RFP Checklist [and] Planning & Design RFQ and RFP Checklist
By Robertson, James. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO); Voorhis/Robertson Justice Services, Inc. (Boulder, CO).
In this compilation of three documents, critical elements to include in a needs assessment and planning services RFP and an architectural planning and design RFP or RFQ (Request for Qualifications) are identified. Issuing a separate RFP for needs assessment and facility planning services instead of combining this RFP with an RFP for architectural services is because "functional programming dictates facility design" (p. 2). Each document contains an overview of RFP content, checklist questions, a... Read More
32 p.
Document 012808
The Planning of the New Palm Beach County Jail: A Case History
By Kish, John. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (West Palm Beach, FL).
This case history of the planning of a new facility highlights the importance of a masterplan, and goes on to describe facility planning and design. Prepared under a grant from the NIC Jail Resource Center Project, it includes chapters on the criminal justice process, inmate population projections, capital outlay plan, and transition planning.... Read More
55 p.
Document 010783
Design Considerations in the Building of Women's Prisons
By Carp, Scarlett V.; Davis, Joyce A.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Seven women's correctional facilities were surveyed to identify design inadequacies and obtain information about the planning process for a women's facility. The first of four sections in this report addresses Research Findings, which include a brief literature review, a review of recent litigation involving women offenders and facility design, and research on the relationship between environment and behavior. Section two, The Planning Process, presents an overview of the steps and issues surrou... Read More
96 p.
Document 004957
Small Jail Special Issues
By Kimme, Dennis A.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Kimme Planning and Architecture (Champaign, IL); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Issues discussed include: what you should know before you design a jail, lawsuits and liability, modes of supervision in small jails, transition planning for the small jail, and using an architect.... Read More
54 p.
Document 004956
Nature of New Small Jails: Report and Analysis
By Kimme, Dennis A.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Kimme Planning and Architecture (Champaign, IL); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
In 1985, a survey was conducted on 255 small jails (50 beds or less) that had been opened since 1974 throughout the United States, the purpose of the survey was to discover how well the jails were working in relationship to their design and construction.... Read More
Document 001595
Seven Steps To Plan a Better Jail
By Taylor, James. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Center For Justice Planning (Champaign, IL).
This document describes the seven steps of systems planning for jails: getting started; get facts and figures; consider the data; make decisions; take action; make the transition; and the plan's follow-up.... Read More
16 p.
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