A "basic, updated guide to assist local detention administrators in developing and revising their policy and procedure manuals" is presented (p. 1). Following an introduction, this manual addresses: the development and revision process; developing policies and procedures; preparing the manual; policy and procedure implementation; monitoring staff compliance; and maintaining the manual. Appendixes provide: a sample policy and procedure manual topic outline; a scenario planning worksheet; examples of policies and procedures from detention facility manuals; a writing style checklist; and a sample policy and procedure format.
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Developing and Revising Detention Facility Policies and Procedures
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)
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