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2012
Document 026082
PREA Standards Comparison: Standards for Adult Prisons and Jails
Washington College of Law. Project on Addressing Prison Rape (Washington, DC).
Differences in the evolving Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards from 2009 to 2012 are noted. The PREA Standard number and standard content for the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) Standard (June 2009), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Draft Standard (February 2011) and the DOJ Final Standard (May 2012) are shown side by side with additional analysis (if provided).... Read More
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130 pages
2012
Document 026084
PREA Standards Comparison: Standards for Juvenile Justice Facilities
Washington College of Law. Project on Addressing Prison Rape (Washington, DC).
Differences in the evolving Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards from 2009 to 2012 are noted. The PREA Standard number and standard content for the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) Standard (June 2009), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Draft Standard (February 2011) and the DOJ Final Standard (May 2012) are shown side by side with additional analysis (if provided).... Read More
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113 pages
2012
Document 026085
PREA Standards Comparison: Standards for Community Corrections
Washington College of Law. Project on Addressing Prison Rape (Washington, DC).
Differences in the evolving Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards from 2009 to 2012 are noted. The PREA Standard number and standard content for the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) Standard (June 2009), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Draft Standard (February 2011) and the DOJ Final Standard (May 2012) are shown side by side with additional analysis (if provided).... Read More
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118 pages
2012
Document 026100
Court Security, Facilities, and Staffing
Wisconsin Court System (Madison, WI).
Standards regarding court security issues are presented with commentary. Sections of these rules are: purpose; definitions; remodeling, construction, or relocation of court facilities or personnel; judicial officer authority; security and facilities committee; security—structure and design; security—personnel; security—equipment; court facilities—planning; court facilities—courtrooms; court facilities—auxiliary areas; staffing; director of state courts; and review of standards—report.... Read More
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19 pages
2012
Document 026203
Oregon Juvenile Detention Facility Guidelines, 4th Edition
Oregon Dept. of Corrections (Salem, OR); Oregon Commission on Children and Families (Salem, OR).
“These guidelines pertain to the general operation of juvenile detention facilities in the State of Oregon … These guidelines operate on the principle that each guideline must be addressed in written policy. In some instances, statute requires written policy as stated explicitly in the guidelines below when that is the case. The intention of these guidelines is to extend the requirement for written policy to all of the guidelines described herein without directing what that policy must be, excep... Read More
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44 pages
2011
Document 025388
Body Armor That Complies With NIJ Ballistic Resistance Standard, 0101.06
National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
This table shows how armor can meet compliance at defined protection classes and also armor, listed alphabetically by vendor, found to be compliant with NIJ Standard-0101.06 for ballistic resistance. It notes model designation, gender, opening, accessory, size range, shot-to-edge for round 1 and 2, and warranty. This list is updated whenever new armor is found to be compliant.... Read More
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2011
Document 025387
Stab-Resistent Body Armor That Complies With NIJ Stab Resistance Standard, 0115.00
National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
This table shows how armor can meet compliance at defined protection classes and also armor, listed alphabetically by vendor, found to be compliant with NIJ Standard 0115.00 for stab resistance. It notes threat level/protection class, model name, style, and if there is a version just for females. This list is updated whenever new armor is found to be compliant.... Read More
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2011
Document 025651
Minimum Standards for Domestic Violence Offender Intervention Programs
Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance (Boise, ID).
The very minimum standards for these intervention programs are described. Other agencies seeking to implement such programs will find this document to be a great resource for their initial planning stage. “Domestic violence offender intervention programs shall be specifically designed to work with those who are court ordered to attend. Services may also be provided to those who elect to participate on a voluntary basis” (p. 3). This set of standards are divided into six parts: required standards... Read More
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15 pages
2011
Document 025878
Addressing the Needs of Women and Girls: Developing Core Competencies for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Professionals
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (Rockville, MD).
“The Core Competency Report is intended to serve as a companion and complement to existing professional competencies and program standards in mental health and substance abuse services … [and] was created as a tool to help develop the workforce serving women and girls; its intent is to offer the filed a framework that can be tailored and adapted to meet multiple needs” (p. 3). Sections of this document include: introduction; need for core competencies when working with women and girls; the compe... Read More
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43 pages
2011
Document 025747
Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People
By World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Inc. (WPATH) (Minneapolis, MN).
“The overall goal of the SOC [Standards of Care] is to provide clinical guidance for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people with safe and effective pathways to achieving lasting personal comfort with their gendered selves, in order to maximize their overall health, psychological well-being, and self-fulfillment … While this is primarily a document for health professionals, the SOC may also be used by individuals, their families, and social instit... Read More
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120 pages
2011
Document 025856
FCAC Standards
Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission, Inc. (Tallahassee, FL).
Operational standards that an assessor will review for state accreditation are provided. Chapters contained in this guide are: general administration; written directive system; fiscal services; personnel; training; security and control; order and discipline; special operations; admission, classification, and release of adults; inmate housing; privileges; programs; clothing and bedding; sanitation and hygiene; food service; direct supervision jails; admission, classification, and release of juven... Read More
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116 pages
2004
Document 019689
LJN Exchange, Annual Issue 2004; Large Jail Network Exchange, Annual Issue 2004
By (Multiple). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Longmont, Colorado).
This issue includes: Foreword, by Richard Geaither, National Institute of Corrections Jails Division; You Can Do It: Putting an End to Pharmacy Cost Increases, by Mike Kalonick, Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Detention Bureau; Accreditation for Adult Local Detention Facilities: Moving from Process Measures to Outcome Measures, by Bob Verdeyen, American Correctional Association; Got Training? Training as a Strategic Management Tool for Performance Enhancement, by Tom Reid, Na... Read More
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56 p.
2004
Document 020265
Standards on Pretrial Release
National Institute of Corrections. Community Corrections Division (Washington, DC). National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (Wauwatosa, WI).
Effective procedures governing the release or detention of arrested individuals are presented. Thirty-four standards and related commentary are organized into the following four parts: general principles governing the pretrial process; nature of first appearance and release/decision; purposes, roles, and functions of pretrial services agencies; and management and oversight of pretrial processes following initial decision concerning release or detention.... Read More
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88 p.
2003
Document 018966
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2003
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
These proceedings are comprised of: Highlights of the Meeting Sessions; Stay Awake or You Will Trip Over the Future by Tom Esensten; Video Presentation: Beyond the Myths: Jails in Your Community introduced by Virginia Hutchinson; Defining the Future and Exploring Organizational Strategies by Esensten: Future Trends and Their Impact on Jail Management by Marilyn Chandler Ford; Jail Population Growth: Sources of Growth and Stability by Allen Beck; Jail Standards and Accreditation: Are There Still ... Read More
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55 p.
1995
Document 012475
Prison Suicide: An Overview and Guide to Prevention
By Hayes, Lindsay M.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (Mansfield, MA); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This monograph presents a review of the literature and of national and state standards for prison suicide prevention, as well as national data on the incidence and rate of prison suicide, effective prevention programs, and discussion of liability issues. Topics also discussed include staff training, intake screening/assessment, housing, levels of supervision, intervention and administrative review. The document also examines the role of the courts in shaping prison suicide policy. ... Read More
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108 p.
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