Women in Jail: Classification Issues
The authors examine issues related to classification of female jail inmates by profiling the female inmate population and discussing problems assoc
Objective Jail Classification Systems: A Guide for Jail Administrators
Objective jail classification (OJC) is a process of assessing every jail inmate's custody and program needs and is considered one of the most impor
Critical Issues and Developments in Prison Classification
In order to enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification, this bulletin provides a summary of
Revalidating External Prison Classification Systems: The Experience of Ten States and Model for Classification Reform
Work undertaken by the participating states is described, an outline of the fundamental tasks required for a revalidation effort is provided, and e
Findings in Prison Classification and Risk Assessment
New information and knowledge learned regarding classification and risk assessment systems are reviewed.
Prisoner Intake Systems: Assessing Needs and Classifying Prisoners
Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined.
Classification of High-Risk and Special Management Prisoners: A National Assessment of Current Practices
Results from a survey "designed to obtain information on the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates, particularly those in protective custod
How New York City Reduced Mass Incarceration: A Model for Change?
“Are there connections between these three shifts - a decrease in crime, a decrease in the correctional population, and a sharp increase in controv
Objective Prison Classification: A Guide for Correctional Agencies
Classification systems help minimize the potential for prison violence, escape, and institutional misconduct.