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2013
Document 027166
Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities: Guidance and Recommendations
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (Washington, DC). U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of the Deputy Attorney General. Global Advisory Committee (GAC) (Washington, DC).
"Social media sites have become useful tools for the public and law enforcement entities, but criminals are also using these sites for wrongful purposes. Social media sites may be used to coordinate a criminal-related flash mob or plan a robbery, or terrorist groups may use social media sites to recruit new members and espouse their criminal intentions. Social media sites are increasingly being used to instigate or conduct criminal activity, and law enforcement personnel should understand the co... Read More
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52 pages
2013
Document 027146
Stanford Law School Students Present Key Research Findings On Realignment and On Lifer Parole to California Governor Jerry Brown
By DMUKAMAL. Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC) (Stanford, CA).
“Criminal justice students outline the implementation and impact of moving the state’s offenders from state prisons to county jails and also report on two empirical studies of the parole process for life prisoners.” Findings are provided for the impact of California’s Public Safety Realignment Legislation (AB 109) in real-time, and the parole of inmates considered “lifers”--those individuals serving life sentences (about 25% of California’s prison population)--based on Marsy’s Law. The students... Read More
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6 pages
2013
Document 027648
Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) (Washington, DC); National Institute of Justice (NIJ) (Washington, DC); National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (Gaithersburg, MD). National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) (Largo, FL).
“Developed by crime scene experts, this comprehensive, step-by-step guide leads law enforcement through the crucial, first phase of the justice process.” This handbook is divided into five sections: arriving at the scene—initial response/prioritization of efforts; preliminary documentation and evaluation of the scene; processing the scene; completing and recording the crime scene investigation; and crime scene equipment.... Read More
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180 pages
2013
Document 027695
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Investigating Sexual Abuse in a Confinement Setting Course
By National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Welcome to the National Institute of Corrections’ Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Investigating Sexual Abuse in a Confinement Setting Course. The main purpose of this course is to assist agencies in meeting the requirements of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Section 115.34 “Specialized Training for Investigators”. At the end of this course, you will be able to explain the knowledge, components, and considerations that an investigator must use to perform a successful sexual abuse or sexual ... Read More
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2013
Document 027696
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Medical Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting Course
By National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Welcome to the National Institute of Corrections’ Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Medical Health Care for Sexual Assault Victims in a Confinement Setting Course. The purpose of this course is to assist agencies in meeting the requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Section 115.35 “Specialized training: Medical and mental health care”. At the end of this course, you will be able to explain the PREA standards that relate to the provision of medical care for victims of sexual abus... Read More
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2006
Document 021984
Correctional Internal Affairs Investigators Job Analysis
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
A job profile for an Internal Affairs Investigator in state operated adult correctional facilities is provided. This report contains these sections: executive summary; introduction; overview of the DACUM job analysis; DACUM job analysis results for Correctional Internal Affairs Investigators; top training tasks for new and veteran Internal Affairs Investigators in the Kentucky Department of Corrections; comparing Correctional Investigator training needs with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PRE... Read More
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40 p.
2003
Document 018479
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, February 2003
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; "The Future of Jail Legislation, Resources, and Funding by Michael Thompson; "Legislation, Resources, and Funding: A Perspective From Our Professional Associations" by Stephen Ingley, Jim Gondles, and Tom Faust; open forum discussion with professional associations' representatives; "Handling Legislation and Dealing Effectively with Funding Authorities" by Calvin Lightfoot and Thompson; "The Role of Professional Standards and Internal Aff... Read More
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57 p.
2000
Document 016804
Investigating Allegations of Staff Sexual Misconduct with Inmates [Lesson Plans]
By McCampbell, Susan W.; Layman, Elizabeth P.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. (Tamarac, FL).
A curriculum to address the needs of those who investigate allegations of staff sexual misconduct is presented. The following sections are contained in this manual: defining staff sexual misconduct and an overview of the national scope; legal considerations; institutional culture and staff/inmate dynamics; proactive investigative framework; responding to allegations; and activity booklet and action planning.... Read More
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232 p. + computer disks (5+8); 3 1/2 in.
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