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Criminal Justice Coordinating Committees - NIC Resources

Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

This guide describes the implementation of a CJCC, and explains how a CJCC can alleviate jail crowding and accomplish other system improvements.

Guidelines for Staffing a Local Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

The guide offers practical advice for planning CJCC staffing by describing the important things to do when addressing system-wide issues.

How to Collect and Analyze Data: A Manual for Sheriffs and Jail Administrators

Anyone who needs to gather and analyze data concerning various jail-related issues will find this manual useful. This document provides guidance on how information can fuel policy decision making.

Jail Crowding: Understanding Jail Population Dynamics

This report describes the steps involved in developing an understanding of jail population dynamics and factors behind jail crowding.

Beyond the Myths: The Jail in Your Community

This resource explains how to provide the public with information about jails generally, the local jail, and the need for community interest.

Getting It Right: Collaborative Problem Solving for Criminal Justice

This guide spells out a practical team-based approach to planning and implementing the kind of criminal justice system a community wants.

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