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Jail Inspection Basics: An Introductory Self-Study Course for Jail Inspectors

This self-paced, self-instruction course explains the role and responsibilities of a jail inspector. Questions are asked at the end of each chapter which lead to answers from and discussion with their supervisors. Supervisors use the publication "Jail Inspection Basics: Supervisors Guide" (NIC accession no. 022123).

Chapters cover:

  • legal issues;
  • standards;
  • the inspection process;
  • facility design;
  • communication;
  • government structures and processes;
  • and resources.