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Responding to Women Offenders: The Department of Women's Justice Services in Cook County, Illinois

Accession Number: 020873
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<p>The development and implementation of the Cook County Sheriff's Department of Women's Justice Services (DWJS) is discussed. This bulletin is comprised of these sections: introduction; background; the decisionmaking process; decision point mapping example -- custody/release; creating the DWJS; gender-responsive innovations; meeting the healthcare needs of women offenders in Cook County; and challenges and accomplishments.</p>

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Publication Year: 
2006
Length: 
8 p.
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Sponsor(s): 
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)
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