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Document 027522
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
Western Tidewater Regional Jail (Suffolk, VA).
This policy intends “to develop a written institutional plan to coordinate actions taken in response to an incident of sexual abuse, among staff first responders, medical and mental health staff, investigators, and facility leadership” (p. 1). Procedures cover: general issues related to sexual abuse and sexual harassment; training and education; reporting; screening for risk; medical and mental care; investigations; discipline; and data collection and review.... Read More
29 pages
Document 027721
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex, (L.G.B.T.I.) Training Program and Agency Policy
Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) (Houston, TX).
This collection is comprised of a training program and an agency policy regarding the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex inmates. "Course Name: L.G.B.T. Awareness" by B. Galindez. "Cultural Diversity/Awareness is essential in terms of adapting to changes and the morphing of all human traits and values. Acceptance and / or tolerance are key elements when the pursuit of cohesion is the overall goal. Lesson Objectives: 1. Student will be able to identify alternate li... Read More
167 pages
Document 026337
Transgender and Gender-Variant Inmates
Denver Sheriff Department. Office of the Director of Corrections/Undersheriff (Denver, CO).
This order provides guidelines that will “facilitate the elimination of discrimination against; and/or address the appropriate treatment of; and/or provide for the safety, security and medical needs of transgender and gender-variant inmates” (p. 1). Implementation and procedural guidelines cover: intake and initial classification; searches; Blue Cards; medical staff notification; Transgender Review Board; long-term housing and classification; medical assessment and treatment; responsibility for ... Read More
11 pages
Document 026702
A Quick Guide for LGBTI Policy Development for Adult Prisons and Jails
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). The Moss Group, Inc. (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
“This Quick Guide will help agencies and facilities develop a comprehensive response to working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) inmates. It is not meant to provide an answer to every question or an in-depth discussion of all issues that agencies face or that the LGBTI population faces while in custody. It provides an overview of the important issues that agencies should consider when working to house and treat LGBTI inmates in a way that is safe and consistent with ... Read More
24 pages
Document 017925
Staff Sexual Misconduct with Inmates: Policy Development Guide for Sheriffs and Jail Administrators
By McCampbell, Susan W.; Fischer, Larry S.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Innovative Public Policies (Tamarac, FL); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Tools to assess an organization and implement strategies to prevent staff sexual misconduct in a jail setting are provided. The following sections comprise this document: introduction; using this guide; how to know if an agency needs a policy -- what staff sexual misconduct is, definitions, red flags, and writing policies and procedures; and agency triage -- administrative and management practices, security and supervision, investigations, and inmate programming.... Read More
41 p.
Document 002450
Policy and Procedure Development: A Worksheet Approach (4-72 Hour Jails)
By Barbee, Jim T.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Correction (Columbus, OH); Ohio Bureau of Adult Detention Facilities and Services (Columbus, OH).
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Document 002451
Policy and Procedure Development: A Worksheet Approach (0-4 Hour Jails)
By Barbee, Jim T.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Correction (Columbus, OH); Ohio Bureau of Adult Detention Facilities and Services (Columbus, OH).
Includes a supplement to worksheets: Case Law Compendium.... Read More
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