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2015
Document 030127
Mortality In Local Jails And State Prisons, 2000–2013 - Statistical Tables
By Ginder, Scott; Noonan, Margaret; Rohloff, Harley. U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) (Washington, DC); RTI International (Research Triangle Park, NC).
"Presents national and state-level data on the number of inmate deaths that occurred in local jails and state prisons, the distribution of deaths across jails, and the aggregate count of deaths in federal prisons. The report presents annual counts and 14-year trends between 2000 and 2013 in deaths in custody. It provides mortality rates per 100,000 inmates in custody in jail or prison; details the causes of death, including deaths attributed to homicide, suicide, illness, intoxication, and accid... Read More

41 pages
2013
Document 027514
Recommendations for Administrators of Prisons, Jails, and Community Confinement Facilities for Adapting the U.S. Department of Justice’s “A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, Adults/Adolescents”
U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) (Washington, DC).
“This guide is designed to assist administrators of prisons, jails, and community confinement facilities in drafting or revising protocols for an immediate response to reports of sexual assault. Sexual assault is a persistent problem in correctional environments with life-altering consequences for victims as well as for the integrity of correctional institutions and the fundamental principles of justice. The U.S. Department of Justice’s “National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Pris... Read More
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66 pages
2013
Document 027359
Deaths in Custody in Australia to 30 June 2011: Twenty Years of Monitoring by the National Deaths in Custody Program Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
By Lyneham, Mathew; Chan, Andy. Australian Institute of Criminology (Canberra, ACT).
“Compiled for two decades by the Australian Institute of Criminology, this report found both the Indigenous and non-Indigenous rates of deaths in custody have decreased over the last decade and are now some of the lowest ever seen (0.16 per 100 Indigenous prisoners and 0.22 per 100 non-Indigenous prisoners in 2010–11) … While Indigenous prisoners continue to be statistically less likely to die in custody than non-Indigenous prisoners, there is a concerning trend emerging, as the actual number of... Read More
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222 pages
2011
Document 024937
Incident Review of Death of Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl, January 29, 2011
By Palmateer, Joan; Upchurch, James; Elzie, Michelle. NIC Review Team (N.P.).
Circumstances surrounding the untimely death of Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl at the hands of an inmate are the focus of this incident review. This report “identifies systems, policies, practices, protocol, and technology within MCC/WRS [Monroe Correctional Complex/Washington State Reformatory] which would reasonably have been connected to factors surrounding safety and security for staff and others within that compound” (p. 3). Sections following an executive summary are: pre-planning agend... Read More
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26 pages
1995
Document 013036
Managers Guide to Disturbance Control
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This report briefly describes the philosophy and policy of handling disturbances, as well as the command centers, communications, tactics, equipment, and support services needed during a disturbance. Other topics discussed are inmate management, and mutual aid from other facilities and outside agencies.... Read More
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23 p.
1987
Document 007976
Comprehensive Integrated Crisis Defusion Instructor Training Program
By Schwartz, Jeffrey A.; Schwartz, Cynthia B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Hawaii Dept. of Corrections (Honolulu, HI).
The purpose of this project is to develop a curriculum that will be used to instruct correctional staff in a variety of non-violent alternatives for dealing with potentially violent inmate situations.... Read More
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110 p.
1981
Document 006310
Functional Unit Management: A Training Response Model for Managing Prison Violence
By Maghan, Jesse L.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Title of project: Development of Training Programs and Materials in Response to Prison Violence.... Read More
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