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Staffing Analysis Workbook for Jails (2nd Ed)

An integrated series of steps that result in a comprehensive and innovative staffing plan is presented.

The staffing analysis process involves:

  • jail profiling; net annual work hours calculation;
  • development of a facility activity schedule;
  • staff coverage plan development;
  • completion of a staff summary;
  • schedule development;
  • evaluation, revision, and improvement of the plan;
  • operational costs calculation;
  • report preparation;
  • and implementation of the plan and monitoring of the results.

Appendixes include:

  • glossary;
  • methods of optimizing staff resources;
  • the myth of staff-to-inmate ratios;
  • sample forms;
  • and how to convert net annual work hours to relief factor.