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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 021280
Jail Site Evaluation and Selection
By Ricci, Ken. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Guidance is provided for successfully identifying, evaluating, and selecting jail sites. This bulletin contains the following sections: case study -- why systematic jail site selection is important; the SEQRA (state environmental quality review act) model; preliminary considerations; five-step site selection process; case study -- the cost of overreacting to public concerns; case study -- an example of rural site selection; case study -- an example of jail expansion on an urban site; case study... Read More
16 p.
Document 020753
Project Guide: Site Selection
By DeFrancis, Paul. 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).
The process of site selection is explained. Topics discussed in this guide are: identifying potential sites in general; selecting the team to find the site; developing site evaluation criteria; developing the site checklist; evaluating sites; and selecting the site. Also included is a sample site criteria and evaluation checklist.... Read More
13 p.
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 012888
Jail Facility Site Evaluation and Selection
By Ricci, Kenneth. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This paper discusses the issues associated with finding a site for a new jail and lays out a process of site selection that addresses public fears and the demands of security, economy, and functionality. It details the site selection process in five steps. ... Read More
27 p.
Document 010591
Issues in Siting Correctional Facilities: An Information Brief
By Abrams, Kathleen Shea; Lyons, William. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections. Prisons Division (Washington, DC); Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University. Government Center for Environmental and Urban Problems (Fort Lauderdale, FL).
This Information Brief highlights the findings of a study of the impact of correctional facilities on land values and public safety. Documenting the positive and negative impacts of correctional facilities on local communities, the Brief presents strategies for better managing the process of siting correctional facilities. The study concludes that an agency's ability to effectively manage public opposition determines the siting of a correctional facility within that community. ... Read More
18 p.
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