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2016
Document 032647
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, March 21-22, 2016
By Connie, Clem. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceeding include: Program Session –"Shaping the Message to Legislator/Decision-Makers"--"Part 1. 'Welcome to Texas State Government'" by Dennis D. Wilson, and "Part 2. Shaping Your Message to Legislators, Lawmakers, and Decision Makers" by Elias Diggins; Program Session— "Adult Local Detention Facility (ALDF) Restrictive Housing Standards Review" facilitated by Robert Brooks, Mark Foxall, and Diggins; Program Session—"Correctional Officer Wellness" by Ainisha Persaud; Progra... Read More

48 pages
2015
Document 031301
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, September 28-29, 2015
By Paul, Cheryl McKinney. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceedings are: "Introduction to the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC)" by Brent Gibson; "Identification of Programs of the Major Counties Sheriffs’ Association Members – Designed to Reduce Arrest and/or Incarceration of the Mentally Ill" by Andy Ferguson; "Planning and Implementing Effective Mental Health Services in Jails by David Stephens; "High Liability Inmates" by Henry Reyes; "Open Forum: Hot Topics"; "ACA Certified Corrections Professional (CCP) Pr... Read More

56 pages
2015
Document 031304
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, March 22 – 24, 2015
By Clem, Connie. National Institute of Corrections (NIC). Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceedings are: "Program Session: Veterans—Courts, Housing, and Programs": "Part 1: Veterans: Considerations for Inmates and Staff" by Dane Collins, and "Part 2. The VA's Veterans Justice Programs and the Veterans Reentry Search Service" by Joel Rosenthal; "Program Session: Restrictive Housing: Step-Down Measures": "Part 1. Douglas County Special Management Unit—Segregation" by Mark Foxall, and "Part 2. Restrictive Housing" by Dane Collins; "Program Session: Re-Entry Programs ... Read More

63 pages
2014
Document 028230
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, March 23 – 25, 2014
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections (NIC). Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceedings are: about this meeting; meeting highlights; "I.L.P.: Intelligence-Led Policing in a Detention Environment" by Ed Beckman; "Segregation of High Risk Medical and Mentally Ill Inmates": "Part 1. Segregation of High Risk Medical and Mentally Ill Inmates" by Herbert L. Bensen", and "Part 2. Successful Practices in Preventing Inmate Suicide" by Jack Herron; "Staff Misconduct" by Wendell France; "Crisis Intervention Teams" by Shayne Grannum; "Counterfeiting and Jails: The... Read More
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58 pages
2014
Document 027878
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, September 15 – 17, 2013
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceedings are: about this meeting; meeting highlights; “The Affordable Care Act: Health Care Reform and Jails” by Donna Strugar-Fritsch; “Handling Corrections Staff Wellness/Performance Issues: From Corrections Fatigue to Fulfillment” by Caterina G. Spinaris and Micheal D. Denhof; “Prison Rape Elimination Act: The Outlook for Facility Audits” by Joshua C. Delaney and Dee Halley; PREA Panel Discussion by Don Pinkard, Jeffery Newton, and Art Wallenstein; “Legal Issues in Jails—... Read More
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48 pages
2014
Document 029510
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, September 28-30, 2014
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections (NIC). Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Sections of these proceedings are: about this meeting; "Legal Issues in Today's Jails: Avoiding Civil Liability" by Carrie Hill; "Domestic Threats to Jail Security:" "Part 1. Countering Prisoner Radicalization in the Federal Bureau of Prisons" by Jeff Woodworth; "Part 2. Sovereign Citizens" by Steve Cope; "Prison Rape Elimination Act – Lessons Learned from Early Audits:" "Part 1. PREA: The Riverside Regional Jail Authority Experience" by Jeffery Newton; "Part 2. Surviving the PREA Audit" by Mari... Read More
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53 pages
2012
Document 026712
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 24-25, 2012
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; media relations—“Being Prepared to Have a Good Relationship” by Karla West; civilianization and volunteer work forces—“Part 1. Reassigning Officer Posts to Civilian Employees” by Art Wallenstein, “Part 2. Issues in Civilianizing Jail Posts” by Steve Kelly, and “Part 3. Using Volunteers in the Jail” by Don Pinkard; the pros and cons of outsourcing services—“Part 1. Outsourcing Services” by Glenn Kurtz, a... Read More
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69 pages
2011
Document 026001
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 19-21, 2011
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; “Recovering the Prince George’s County Jail” by Mary Lou McDonough and Gregory O. Harris; Employee Management—Applicants, Discipline, and Rumor Control—“Preventing and Handling Staff Issues” by Marilyn Chandler Ford and “Steering Through Storms” by Curtis Flowers; Technology Updates—“Pilot Project: Remote Visitation” by Debra Campbell and “Technology: What is Out There?” by Glenn Kur... Read More
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83 pages
2011
Document 025055
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado March 20-22, 2011
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; Legal Issues in Jails – 2011 by William C. Collins; Jail Suicide Prevention Workshop with Lindsay Hayes; Effectively Using Data with Policy Makers by Michael Jones; Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Update and Toolkit—A Glance at LJN and PREA by Andie Moss and Recap of Attorney General Meeting on PREA Standards by Mitch Lucas; Leadership Toolkit by Mike Jackson; Association Updates ... Read More
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89 pages
2011
Document 026002
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado March 18-20, 2012
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; “Program Session: Legal Issue Update” by William C. Collins; Program Session: Technology Update” by Glenn Kurtz; “Program Session: Inmate Behavior Management” by Randy Demory; “Program Session: Regulatory Investigations Affecting Jails” by Tim Ryan; open forum; legislation and association news; and Large Jail Network business.... Read More
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89 pages
2010
Document 025789
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 13-15, 2010
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting take-aways in brief; core jail standards overview; accountability and leadership; accountability and leadership; battling complacency in line staff and first-level supervisors; managing staff medical leave; American Correctional Association and American Jail Association news and legislative update; addressing staff/inmate fraternization; substance abuse and self awareness; open forum; announceme... Read More
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81 pages
2010
Document 025788
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado March 28-30, 2010
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting take-aways in brief; coping skills with and for staff in fiscally tight times; the trend of medical issues in the future; creating a culture of leadership; creative efficiencies in the booking area; R.I.S.E. (ccc) program; legal update; open forum; legislation update, ACA Core Standards, American Correctional Association and American Jail Association news; and LJN business.... Read More
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93 pages
2009
Document 025787
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado September 21-23, 2009
By Clem, Constance. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC); Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO).
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) overview; Successful pre-trial release and criminal justice system collaborations; national legislation and policy update; ADA, CRIPA, and LEP (Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Rights if Institutionalized Persons Act, and limited-English-speaking persons); middle management training programs for jail professionals; social media in jails; open forum; and LJN busin... Read More
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61 pages
2009
Document 023878
Large Jail Network Meeting, March 29-31. 2009, Aurora, Colorado
By Clem, Constance. Clem Information Strategies (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Contents of these proceedings are: introduction; meeting take-aways in brief; illegal alien programs; proactive discipline, part 2; PREA update; intersex and transgender issues; Legal Issues in Jails--2009; open forum; announcements; LJN business; final meeting agenda; participant list; and index of past LJN meeting topics.... Read More
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61 p.
2008
Document 022990
Large Jail Network Meeting, March 2-4, 2008, Aurora, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Contents of these proceedings are: introduction; key themes; session highlights; opening remarks; open forum; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 287(g) Program; contract services; media relations; workforce development; Legal Issues in Jails--2008; LJN business; final meeting agenda; participant list; and index of past LJN meeting topics.... Read More
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84 p.
2008
Document 024066
Large Jail Network Meeting, September 24-26, 2008, Aurora, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Topics discussed include: strategies for the promotion of staff to jail management positions; faith-based programs in the correctional environment—whether the pros outweigh the cons and programming; emerging technologies—radio interoperability, biometrics, global positioning system (GPS), radio frequency identification (RFID), detection, telemedicine, information sharing, and mapping; proactive discipline—maintaining organizational effectiveness and how to get people to perform for you; and an o... Read More
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67 p.
2007
Document 022676
LJN Exchange, Annual Issue 2007; Large Jail Network Exchange, Annual Issue 2007
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
This issue contains: “Foreword” By Richard Geaither; “An Interview with NIC Jails Division Chief Virginia Hutchinson” by Connie Clem; “Applying New Vulnerability Assessment Tools in Hennepin County” by Mike Wresh; “Controlling Inmate Population Size: A Case Study of 20 Years of Success” by Marilyn Chandler Ford; “The Criminal Registration Unit: Hillsborough County’s Answer to an Unfunded Mandate” by Jimmy Compton and David M. Parrish; “No Vacancies? Osceola County Finds Keys to Attract and Reta... Read More
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56 p.
2007
Document 022599
Large Jail Network Meeting, September 24-26, 2007, Aurora, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Aurora, CO).
Contents of these proceedings are: introduction; key themes; session highlights; opening remarks; open forum; reentry partnerships; reentry programs in jails; excited delirium/acute behavioral disturbance (ED/ABD); women offender issues; the continuing evolution of the Large Jail Network (LJN); final meeting agenda; participant list; and index of past LJN meeting topics.... Read More
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74 p.
2007
Document 022298
Large Jail Network Meeting, January 28-30, 2007, Longmont, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Contents of these proceedings are: meeting highlights; “Reflecting on 15 Years of the Large Jail Network” by David Parrish and Art Wallenstein; “Open Forum: Hot Topics for Discussion”; “Using the NIC Corrections Community LJN Forum” by Joshua Stengel; “Large Jail Systems Assessment Project” by James Austin; “Legal Issues Update” by Bill Collins; “Improving Collaboration Between Corrections & Mental Health Systems” by Fred Osher and Seth Prins; “Diagnosing Organizational Culture” by Carol Flaher... Read More
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50 p.
2006
Document 021279
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting - January 2006
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings are: meeting highlights; Report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics by Allen Beck; Discussion: PREA in Local Jails; Statistical Analysis: Crowding, Life Safety, and Managing Staff by Patrick Jablonski and Scott Bradsteet; Succession Planning: Executives and Middle Management by Gordon Bass, Dennis Williams, and Richard Geaither; Is There a Proper Place for Tasers in the Use of Force Continuum? by John Clark, William Collins, and Don Leach; Discussion: Use of Taser... Read More
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68 p.
2006
Document 021711
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting - July 2006
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings are: meeting highlights; "Open Forum: Hot Topics for Discussion"; "Understanding Culture: The Root of It All" by Carol Flaherty-Zonis; "NIC Information Center Briefing" by Sandy Schilling and Josh Stengel; "Analyzing Our culture to Improve Our Jail" by Mark Foxall; "Changing the Jail's Organizational Culture" by Robert Green; "Planning for Catastrophes and Other Emergencies" by Jeffrey Schwartz; "Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and Jails" by Larry Solomon; "Cr... Read More
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64 p.
2005
Document 020300
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, Winter 2005
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This Large Jail Network meeting took place January 30-February 1, 2005, in Longmont, Colorado. Contents of these proceedings include: NICs Core Competency Model Project: Preparing Leaders in Corrections for the Future by Robert Brown; Training as a Strategic Management Tool by Tom Reid; Legal Issues and Mentally Ill Inmates by Bill Collins; Mental Health Services in Jails: Identifying Problems by Joel A. Dvoskin; Informal Announcements by David Parrish; Mental Health Issues: Open Forum Discussio... Read More
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67 p.
2005
Document 020756
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting - July 2005
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings are: meeting highlights; "Inmate Labor: Entitlements, Benefits, and Regulations" by Rod Miller; "Social Security Administration: Inmate Reporting and Incentive Payments" by Diane Nest; "Re-Entry From Jail and Federal Benefits" by Katherine Brown; "SSI and Medicare Disability Payments for Inmates" by Don Ketcham; "Third Party Reimbursement Potential" by Phil Hoelscher; "The Character Quality Program" by Cliff Uranga and Argyl Dick; "Ethics and Professionalism: Th... Read More
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79 p.
2004
Document 019689
LJN Exchange, Annual Issue 2004; Large Jail Network Exchange, Annual Issue 2004
By (Multiple). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Longmont, Colorado).
This issue includes: Foreword, by Richard Geaither, National Institute of Corrections Jails Division; You Can Do It: Putting an End to Pharmacy Cost Increases, by Mike Kalonick, Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Detention Bureau; Accreditation for Adult Local Detention Facilities: Moving from Process Measures to Outcome Measures, by Bob Verdeyen, American Correctional Association; Got Training? Training as a Strategic Management Tool for Performance Enhancement, by Tom Reid, Na... Read More
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56 p.
2004
Document 019957
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 11-13, 2004
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; gangs in the 21st century; defining Network issues -- a discussion; identifying and managing inmate gangs; open forum discussion -- gang management; preventing gang influence and violence in the jail; mental health services in jails -- identifying problems; mental health issues in jails; addressing mental health incidents; Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003; consular notification and access process; topics for next meeting; meeting age... Read More
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51 p.
2004
Document 019466
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, February 2004
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; Domestic Preparedness and the Impact on Large Jails by Sue Menser; meeting participants discussion of issues; Role of the Jail in Public Health Policy by Don Leach; MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Areus by Dennis Williams; response by jail and public health officials to contagious disease emergencies; National Sheriffs Association: Weapons of Mass Destruction Initiative: Jail Evacuation Planning and Implementation by Mike Jack... Read More
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49 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.
2003
Document 018966
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2003
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
These proceedings are comprised of: Highlights of the Meeting Sessions; Stay Awake or You Will Trip Over the Future by Tom Esensten; Video Presentation: Beyond the Myths: Jails in Your Community introduced by Virginia Hutchinson; Defining the Future and Exploring Organizational Strategies by Esensten: Future Trends and Their Impact on Jail Management by Marilyn Chandler Ford; Jail Population Growth: Sources of Growth and Stability by Allen Beck; Jail Standards and Accreditation: Are There Still ... Read More
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55 p.
2002
Document 017673
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2002
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; issues important to meeting participants; "Diversity Recruitment: Techniques and Community Networking" by Arthur Wallenstein; "Preventing Staff Sexual Misconduct" by Susan McCampbell; "Consular Notification and Access" by Clyde Howard; "Why Corrections Professionals Should Be Concerned With In-Custody ADA Issues" by Timothy Ryan; "Special Needs of Female Inmates" by Richard Rouse, William Montague, Dennis Scheuller, Joe Schmitz, and Brid... Read More
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64 p.
2002
Document 017999
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2002
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; "Cost Containment for Inmate Health Care" by Rebecca Craig; "Taming the Cost of Health Care in Detentions: What Works in San Diego County" by William Sparrow; "Confronting Costs for Medical Care: Open Forum Discussion"; "Increased Medical Costs: Managed Care and Private Contracts" by David Parrish and Dennis Williams; "Public Health and Jails: Challenges and Current Activities" by Roberto Hugh Potter and Dennis Andrews; "Succession Plann... Read More
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65 p.
2001
Document 017126
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2001
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Two main topics are addressed in these proceedings -- jail statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and employee-related issues. Contents include: meeting highlights; opening session -- defining the issues of importance to Large Jail Network members; understanding and using the data and resources of the BJS; personal relations among employees; staff sexual misconduct with inmates; announcements by meeting participants; employees with mental health problems; utilizing staff effectiv... Read More
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59 p.
2001
Document 016687
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2001
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The primary focus of this meeting was data collection and the management information system (MIS). Contents include: meeting highlights; the use of data for planning, decision making, and measuring outcomes -- Parts I and II; the role of professional associations and their relationship with large jails in the 21st Century; roundtable discussion; legal issues update; future meeting issues; meeting agenda; participant list; and a copy of the "Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of... Read More
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51 p.
2000
Document 016066
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2000
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This meeting focused primarily on topics related to the role of the jail in the local criminal justice system. Contents include: meeting highlights; justice system coordination and cooperation -- how the jail benefits and the system is improved; criminal justice coordination and cooperation; issues in defining and re-defining the jail's mission; role of the jail in contributing to the efficiency of the local criminal justice system; community oriented policing; roundtable discussion of implicati... Read More
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88 p.
2000
Document 016686
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2000
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This meeting looked at marketing, funding, and auditing in large jail systems. Sections contained in this document include: meeting highlights; issues and strategies explored; what marketing the jail means and why do it; identifying creative marketing opportunities; strategies for demonstrating the need for adequate budget resources; identifying undiscovered or under-utilized funding resources; issues for large jail consideration; the jail auditing process -- how it supports jail operations and ... Read More
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37 p.
1999
Document 015366
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1999
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The meeting primarily dealt with recruiting, hiring, and retraining jail staff. Sessions included: improving opportunities for successful recruitment, selection, and retention of staff; successful/innovative recruitment; improving staff selection; other issues of interest like staffing analysis, problems with stainless steel fixtures, and position announcements; staff retention; NIC study of jail staffing; and a workshop on controlling sexually transmitted diseases in jails. ... Read More
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43 p.
1999
Document 017023
Large Jail Network Meeting, January 10-12, 1999, Longmont, Colorado; Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The issues of post-traumatic stress and critical incidents are addressed. Contents of this document include: meeting highlights; post-traumatic stress syndrome and critical incidents -- preparation, response, and review; post-traumatic stress -- the value of peer support; programs that address post-traumatic stress syndrome in employees; standardized emergency management and critical incident command systems; critical incident training -- preparation, response, and review; critical incident res... Read More
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41 p.
1998
Document 003285
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 1998
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Presentations and discussions at this meeting of 50 administrators of the largest jails in the country focused on two issues: "Generation X" employees and an update of the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1996. Some of the topics covered are: The future of our workforce; Pre-Employment testing and selection; Use of pre-service or in-service training; Generation X employees and how they challenge our role as leaders; Legal update regarding the PLRA; and Key issues for large jail network considerat... Read More
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85 p.
1998
Document 014787
Large Jail Network Meeting, July 12-14, 1998, Longmont, Colorado; Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The principal speaker at this meeting, attorney Lynn J. Lund, addressed the topic of how to handle conflicts with employees. He summarized recent Supreme Court decisions on sexual harassment, highlighted the importance of following procedures in disciplinary cases, presented some innovative approaches to dealing with problems, as well as some keys to mediating successfully.... Read More
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80 p.
1997
Document 013682
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 1997
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This meeting focused on two issues: privatization of correctional facilities and the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1996. Ten presenters provide arguments for and against privatization. Political environment, contract terms, personnel, cost of operation, monitoring, and accountability are highlighted. The Prison Litigation Reform Act is explained and commented upon by two attorneys, Lynn Lund and William Collins. Appendices include the meeting agenda and list of participants.... Read More
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52 p.
1997
Document 003287
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1997
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Attended by about 70 administrators of the largest jail systems in the country, this meeting focused on two topics: 1) the use of technology in the jail setting; and 2) sexual misconduct of staff. The highlights addressed the following issues: 21st century technology and its application to local jail information and operational needs; innovative technology applications for internal problems; benefits of technology for inter-government decision-making; identifying and dealing with staff sexual mi... Read More
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115 p.
1996
Document 013485
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1996
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
NIC's Large Jail Network meeting's highlights are presented in this document. The focus of the meeting was the topic of juveniles in adult jails, and among the issues discussed were: effective approaches to handling juveniles in jails; preparing and training staff to manage juvenile offenders; the public health dimension of jail medical services; and community, media, and interagency issues.... Read More
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79 p.
1996
Document 003016
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 1996
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Focusing on issues surrounding deaths in the jail setting, this meeting presented seven seminars, titled: 1. The Dilemma of jail deaths; 2. Overview of dynamics of jail population; 3. Preventing in-custody deaths; 4. Resources available for dying inmates; 5. Community and media relations in the context of in-custody deaths; 6. Coping with staff deaths; and 7. The crime bill and its effect on corrections.... Read More
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44 p.
1995
Document 012849
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1995
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This report on the proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting includes the following approaches to staffing issues: recruitment, hiring and selection, training and performance appraisals, procedures for discipline, current trends in employee relations and sexual harassment, and dealing with unions.... Read More
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41 p.
1995
Document 003973
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting [January 22-24, 1995, Longmont, Colorado]
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Jail administrators, recognizing the serious problems caused by gang members held in local jails, focused exclusively on the issue of gangs in jails at this meeting. Presentations centered on the following issues: identification of gang members; housing policies; relationship of gang activity to inmate services and programs; and how to address gang activity through intergovernmental cooperation. All participants expressed support for a "zero tolerance" policy in dealing with gangs in local jails... Read More
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57 p.
1994
Document 011452
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 23-25, 1994, Longmont, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This meeting of the Large Jail Network focused on intergovernmental dimensions of the role of the jail in the criminal justice system. This document presents the highlights and proceedings of the meeting. The Appendices include graphs and tables depicting data on major metropolitan jail administration.... Read More
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71 p.
1994
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
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57 p.
1993
Document 010860
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 24-26, 1993, Denver, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The theme of this year's Large Jail Network meeting focuses on the problem of airborne and blood-borne pathogens in jails. The conference opens with a presentation on tuberculosis and infectious diseases, followed by sessions on dealing with blood-borne and airborne pathogens, exposure control plans, training programs, and rising health care costs in jails. Brief findings are provided from NIJ's AIDS survey.... Read More
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36 p.
1993
Document 003372
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 11-13, 1993, Denver, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Two main topics were the focus of this meeting: the privatization of corrections and the special needs of women offenders in jails. Presentations on privatization addressed contracting out specific services as well as the issue of full-scale management of correctional facilities. The health care needs of women in jail were addressed by two physicians who direct jail health services. Another major session was devoted to the need for special programming for women in jail.... Read More
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63 p.
1992
Document 003367
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 26-28, 1992 [Denver, Colorado]
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Regularly convened meetings of administrators of the seventy-five jurisdictions in the U.S. with populations over 1000 inmates provide an exchange of ideas and information. This meeting dealt primarily with the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) and featured presentations on: An overview of the ADA; Legal issues of ADA; Dealing with employee issues and ADA; Update on the National Pretrial Reporting Program; Update on the National Institute of Mental Health Survey; and Information report on the... Read More
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36 p.
1992
Document 002074
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 12-14, 1992 [Denver, Colorado]
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This meeting featured a series of presentations on: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Writing and negotiating contracts for food service and medical care; Use of force; The National Pretrial Reporting Program; and The employee disciplinary process. There are nearly 70 large jail systems in the United States and the Large Jail Network provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information that are relevant to the operation of large jails.... Read More
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32 p.
1991
Document 009670
Proceedings of the Third Meeting of the Large Jail Network, July 21-23, 1991, Denver, Colorado
By MacPhail, Carolyn. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Boulder, CO). LIS, Inc. (Boulder, CO); National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Boulder, CO).
Topic sessions discuss managing jail litigation, intermediate sanctions, linking jail and community programs, NIC/NASA program on corrections technology, and human resource issues.... Read More
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25 p.
1991
Document 010041
Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the Large Jail Network, January 20-21, 1991, Denver, Colorado
By MacPhail, Carolyn. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Boulder, CO); LIS, Inc. (Boulder, CO).
The conference opens with a presentation on legal issues, followed by panel and group discussions of internal and external crowding strategies, consent decrees, and new technologies.... Read More
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28 p.
1990
Document 008750
Proceedings of the First Meeting of the Large Jail Network, June 3-5, 1990, Denver, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Boulder, CO). National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Boulder, CO); LIS, Inc. (Boulder, CO).
Titles of Topic Sessions include: Systems Approaches to Jail Crowding and Population Management; Managing the Crowded Jail; Special Programs; and Boot Camps.... Read More
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