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Document 026308
Guidelines for Staffing a Local Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee
By Jones, Michael R.. NIC-06J1118; National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
“This guide describes for county administrators and other local officials why staff is needed, who becomes good staff, how many staff persons are needed, what the costs are to develop a staff and how staff can be funded, where staff can be found, how the best applicants can be selected, where staff are best housed in the system, and how staff can be trained and evaluated. The guide also offers practical advice for planning staff by describing important activities to do when starting in the posit... Read More
64 pages
Document 024806
Jail Design Guide
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This guide “discusses current correctional standards and architectural principles that are important to building a cost-efficient jail to meet a locality’s particular needs” (p. xix). It will be highly useful for anyone involved in the planning, design, and construction of a new jail. Chapters are divided into four parts - getting started, major design considerations, functional components, and special considerations – and include: introduction; predesign planning; site selection and design; ima... Read More
338 pages
Document 020746
Project Guide: Design Review
National Institute of Corrections. Native American and Alaskan Technical Assistance Project (NAATAP) (Washington, DC); U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Justice Planners International (JPI) (Demarest, NJ).
"[E]specially useful during schematic design, "this pamphlet offers assistance through the often challenging design review process (p. 7). Sections of this booklet are: how to use this project guide; Tribal involvement from project initiation through occupancy; who is involved in design review?; reading architect's drawings; saving time and money; Jail Design Review Checklist; and getting it right.... Read More
18 p.
Document 020748
Project Guide: Juvenile Facility Design
By McMillen, Michael. National Institute of Corrections. Native American and Alaskan Technical Assistance Project (NAATAP) (Washington, DC); U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). Justice Planners International (JPI) (Demarest, NJ).
"[I]nformation on operational and design issues that significantly influence the quality of residential services to youthful populations" is provided. Topics discussed include: analysis of need; safety, security, and management priorities; environmental character; daily programming activities and opportunities; planning and design process; and helpful hints.... Read More
24 p.
Document 019572
Facility Development: Needs Assessment & Pre-Design Planning RFP Checklist [and] Planning & Design RFQ and RFP Checklist
By Robertson, James. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO); Voorhis/Robertson Justice Services, Inc. (Boulder, CO).
In this compilation of three documents, critical elements to include in a needs assessment and planning services RFP and an architectural planning and design RFP or RFQ (Request for Qualifications) are identified. Issuing a separate RFP for needs assessment and facility planning services instead of combining this RFP with an RFP for architectural services is because "functional programming dictates facility design" (p. 2). Each document contains an overview of RFP content, checklist questions, a... Read More
32 p.
Document 018443
Jail Design Review Handbook
By Goldman, Mark. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
A tool for reviewing conceptual options and schematic designs for new or renovated jails is presented. Five chapters make up this handbook: introduction and overview; the jurisdiction's involvement throughout the planning and design process; how to read architects' drawings; checklists; and conclusion and next steps. ... Read More
123 p.
Document 017232
Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee
By Cushman, Robert C.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The development, implementation, and operation of a local criminal justice coordinating committee (CJCC) are described. In particular, this guide provides a look at how a CJCC can alleviate jail crowding and accomplish other system improvements. The following sections comprise this guide: executive summary; introduction; a framework for justice planning and coordination; coordinating mechanisms -- a developmental view; and guiding principles for CJCCs. Appendixes provide: a checklist for formi... Read More
50 pages
Document 015061
Jail Design Guide: A Resource for Small and Medium-Sized Jails
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Kimme & Associates, Inc..
Addresses architectural design as it relates to functional components of the jail, discusses overall design considerations, and reviews pre-design planning, renovation, construction costs, and facility transition.... Read More
Document 010783
Design Considerations in the Building of Women's Prisons
By Carp, Scarlett V.; Davis, Joyce A.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Seven women's correctional facilities were surveyed to identify design inadequacies and obtain information about the planning process for a women's facility. The first of four sections in this report addresses Research Findings, which include a brief literature review, a review of recent litigation involving women offenders and facility design, and research on the relationship between environment and behavior. Section two, The Planning Process, presents an overview of the steps and issues surrou... Read More
96 p.
Document 004712
Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium on New Generation Jails
By Farbstein, Jay; Werner, Richard. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections Jail Center (Boulder, CO); Symposium on New Generation Jails : 1st : 1986 (Seattle, WA).
Topics discussed at the symposium include the design of new generation jails, the transition to new generation operation, the costs and benefits of direct supervision, and the operation of direct new generation jails.... Read More
Document 004957
Small Jail Special Issues
By Kimme, Dennis A.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Kimme Planning and Architecture (Champaign, IL); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Issues discussed include: what you should know before you design a jail, lawsuits and liability, modes of supervision in small jails, transition planning for the small jail, and using an architect.... Read More
54 p.
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