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Document 020159
Resource Manual for Transition to a New Jail
By Elias, Gail; Milosovich, John. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Voorhis Associates (Lafayette, CO); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
"[T]his resource document will assist agencies starting the process of planning for a successful transition to a new detention facility" (p. iii). Nine chapters comprise this manual: introduction; transitional management; construction; staff/human resources; document development; training and orientation; furniture, fixtures, equipment, and supplies; move logistics; and transition themes of managing change and community relations.... Read More
210 p.
Document 011903
Genesis Facility - Post Occupancy Evaluation: Final Report
By Wener, Richard E.; Farbstein, Jay. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Jay Farbstein and Associates (San Luis Obispo, CA).
This report describes the results of a pilot test of Post Occupancy Evaluation research instruments used at the Genesis program facility of Orange County Corrections Division. The report discusses the study's goals, provides a site description, and explains the evaluation methods. Evaluation issues include: communication, security, privacy, crowding, appearance, health care, surveillance, staff facilities, morale, and maintenance. The appendices contain a copy of the inmate and staff surveys, s... Read More
42 p.
Document 011904
Post Occupancy Evaluation Procedure: Instruments and Instructions for Use
By Wener, Richard E.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Orange County Corrections Division (Orlando, FL).
This report describes the development and testing of several research instruments used for Post Occupancy Evaluations (POE) of jails. Included are five POE instruments with instructions on their use. Instruments provided are: administrator survey, inmate survey, staff survey, evaluation form-maintenance staff, and evaluation form-program/service staff.... Read More
47 p.
Document 004530
A Transition Manual for New Correctional Facilities
By Buchanan, Robert A.; Whitlow, Karen L.. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Boulder, CO). Correctional Services Group (Kansas City, MO).
Issues addressed include: need for thorough planning; fundamental principles of transition; establishment of a transition team; use of task forces; tasks necessary for successful transition; obstacles to effective transition; and evaluation of a new facility. ... Read More
108 p.
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.
Document 001595
Seven Steps To Plan a Better Jail
By Taylor, James. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Center For Justice Planning (Champaign, IL).
This document describes the seven steps of systems planning for jails: getting started; get facts and figures; consider the data; make decisions; take action; make the transition; and the plan's follow-up.... Read More
16 p.
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