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Alleviating Jail Crowding: A Systemic Approach [Videoconference Held April 18, 2001]

Accession Number: 016975
Media Type: 
Video

Since jail crowding is often called the most pressing problem facing criminal justice systems in the U.S., this 3-hour videoconference aims to help jurisdictions develop effective strategies and techniques for managing jail population levels. Issues discussed include:

  • The systemic problem of crowding and the need for effective system-wide policy
  • Decision points in the system that help control crowding
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Long and short term strategies to reduce jail population levels
  • Identifying and developing systemic strategies to handle special populations
  • And learning how to develop a vision for the future and identifying resources.

 

Plays On: 
Computer Only
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