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Divisions within the National Institute of Corrections are based on functions within the organization and the area of corrections that they serve. Select a division for detailed information.

Academy Division

The NIC Academy Division sponsors technical assistance, training, and networks focused on Cognitive Behavioral Training, Learning and Performance, and Leadership Development.

Community Services Division

The Community Services Division coordinates technical assistance, specialized training, and other programs related to probation, parole, and other forms of community-based corrections.

Jails Division

The NIC Jails Division's services include training, networks, technical assistance, and information resources, such as documents and DVDs. These services are conducted under five initiatives: Jail Administration, Inmate Behavior Management, New Jail Planning, Jail Standards and Inspection, and Crisis Intervention Teams..

Prisons Division

The Prisons Division facilitates specialized training related to prison operations, conducts operational networks, coordinates technical assistance, as well as programs regarding leadership and management.

The Division also sponsors publications and materials on recent trends, the latest research and topics of interest to correctional practitioners, as well as participates in an interdisciplinary effort to assist jurisdictions in developing a more efficient, cost-effective, and coordinated system of correctional operations.