This NIC training broadcast focuses on the vital role that Public Information Officers (PIOs) play in the local jail and how they influence public safety.
Jail Administration - NIC Resources
A Guide to Preparing for and Responding to Jail Emergencies: Self-Audit Checklists, Resource Materials, Case Studies
This guide “will be broadly useful to U.S. jails in planning for crises, emergencies, and natural disasters and in developing the appropriate response capacities to cope with these events where they cannot be prevented” (p. vi).
This manual helps jails understand risk, its implications, and how to make a formal, effective risk management program.
This guide provides an overview of the sheriff's roles and responsibilities regarding the jail and critical aspects of jail operations and management.
This guide will enhance the leadership skills, knowledge, and capabilities of jail administrators on issues of basic administration.
This report describes an integrated series of steps that result in a comprehensive and innovative staffing plan.
This resource explains how to provide the public with information about jails generally, the local jail, and the need for community interest.
This guide discusses the elements of an effective process for budgeting both capital and operational jail expenses.
This guide provides an overview of jail budget management, along with relevant responsibilities and strategies.
Budget Guide for Jail Administrators - Part 3: Beyond Budget Allocation - Sources of Funding and Services
This guide describes strategies for identifying, securing, and coordinating jai resources from multiple sources, both internally and externally.