The current state of the art in prison classification is reviewed.
George Washington University Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections (Washington, DC)
Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined.
Revalidating External Prison Classification Systems: The Experience of Ten States and Model for Classification Reform
This report provides an outline of a classification revalidation effort and external classification trends and lessons learned.
Classification of High-Risk and Special Management Prisoners: A National Assessment of Current Practices
This document looks at the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates and inmates with mental illness or medical problems.
A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need for gender-specific objective classification systems is presented.
The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined.