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Document 021601
Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Re-Entry: Recidivism & Post-Release
By Smith, Cindy J.; Bechtel, Jennifer; Patrick, Angie; Smith, Richard R.; Wilson-Gentry, Laura. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
"This report summarizes the first national review of the recidivism and post-release effects of the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) engaging state prison inmates in private sector jobs since 1979" (p. 6). Sections following an executive summary are: abstract; introduction; methods; key findings and discussion regarding how PIECP participation increases post-release employment and reduces recidivism; and policy recommendations.... Read More
86 p.
Document 020863
Performance Audit of Pennsylvania Correctional Industries of the Department of Corrections
Pennsylvania Dept. of the Auditor General (Harrisburg, PA).
The effectiveness of Pennsylvania Correctional Industries (PCI), a state-run prison business, in planning efforts and managing operations is assessed, while identifying obstacles to mission statement fulfillment and operational efficiency. This audit is comprised of the following sections: results in brief (executive summary); introduction and background; objectives and methodology; seven findings and recommendations; and observation. Appendixes include: results of surveys of potential PCI cus... Read More
63 p.
Document 003546
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 10-12, 1994, Denver, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The focus of this meeting was on inmate programs and on the issues of dealing with juveniles remanded to adult jails. Session #1 dealt with effective inmate programs: What principles formulate the foundation for potential success? Session #2 was titled "Issues in implementing, evaluating, and monitoring inmate programs," while Session #3 was "Revenue-generating inmate programs: What are they and how do they function?" Session #4 was titled "Non-traditional inmate programs and jail industries: Ho... Read More
57 p.
Document 010605
Establishment of a Jail Industry Recycling Program in York County
By Lichy, Harry J.; Voss, David R.. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO). York County Sheriff's Dept. (Alfred, ME).
York County is interested in establishing a recycling program that would include use of inmates as a jail industry. This consultant's report includes recommendations regarding establishment of this industry program, and specific recommendations on plant set-up and operations, including manpower and equipment.... Read More
18 p.
Document 002853
Development of Jail Industries
By Grieser, Robert C.; Crawford, Thomas McCrae; Funke, Gail S.. National Institute of Corrections Jail Center (Boulder, CO). Institute for Economic and Policy Studies (Alexandria, VA); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
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22 p.
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