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This document provides information regarding enacting state, statute number, statute title, coverage, definitions and notes, penalties, and applica
Covering the calendar year 2007, this fifth annual report to Congress summarizes the activities of the Office of Justice Programs and the National
This 3-hour program, originally broadcast July 15, 2009, provides an overview of opportunities that can help your organization prepare to work with
Contents of these proceedings are: introduction; meeting take-aways in brief; illegal alien programs; proactive discipline, part 2; PREA update; in
This guide “presents six key elements that, in combination, will help jails reduce a wide array of negative, destructive, and dangerous inmate beha
State requirements for the registration of adult sex offenders are compiled and presented.
A facility development process plan is provided.
This program focuses on presenting new reentry strategies and highlight specific programs around the country that reflect best practices.
Topics discussed include: strategies for the promotion of staff to jail management positions; faith-based programs in the correctional environment-
"In light of PREA [Prison Rape Elimination Act], as well as the development of a growing body of other law aimed at eliminating sexual abuse of per
A “guide for [community corrections] agencies to transform themselves into evidence-based organizations” is provided (p.xv).
This 3-hour program, originally broadcast December 9, 2009, and hosted by the National Institute of Corrections, will address the issue of correcti
“This instructional disk is intended to provide you with a comprehensive overview of Labor Market Information (LMI) and give you the informational
This guide provides jail administrators the necessary information they need to effectively perform their jobs.
New parole board members and parole executives should read this publication.
Individuals involved in making sure their parole agency’s goals are being met need to read this paper.
This guide is designed to “lay out the context, summarize the key issues, highlight the recent research, and provide suggestions about where to fin
“This paper provides suggestions and examples about how these key decisionmaking functions of parole [which offenders participate in which programs
This report “does more than simply present a calculation of suicide rates.
This video explores the lessons learned by four communities that built new jails.
This 3-hour program will interest anyone dealing with geriatric offenders. Issues covered during this presentation include:
“This manual not only will provide guidance to practitioners on improving inmate programs, but will also demonstrate that even with minimal resourc
Anyone preparing for an audit of their jail will find one of these check lists indispensable.
This program seeks to increase environmental awareness among corrections professionals and focuses attention on the need to make correctional facil
“This handbook is designed for teams of correctional and noncorrectional staff at the policy, management, and line staff levels who have been charg
Those new to the implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) will find this publication to be a great guide to the process.
Our nation’s jails, prisons, and community corrections agencies are confronted daily with substantial numbers of persons with mental illness in cus
Proceedings from the 11th annual two day Chief Jail Inspectors' Meeting are presented.
This DVD contains NIC videos, DOJ proposed standards, an NIC e-course and dozens of documents to help you learn about the Prison Rape Elimination A
“The purpose of this bulletin is to explore the literature and summarize the empirical evidence related to the impact of employment on the criminal
A description of the Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS) Partnership Training Program is provided.
This user-friendly tool kit is: grounded in research; follows and promotes the use of the ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate)
The tools, strategies, and techniques that will allow corrections staff, mental health service providers, and advocates to work together to develop
This guide “discusses current correctional standards and architectural principles that are important to building a cost-efficient jail to meet a lo
The success of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) in meeting the needs of its constituents during 2010 is reviewed.
"The Evidence-based Practice Skills Assessment (EBPSA) is a self-report measurement tool designed to gauge the extent to which correctional staff d
What are viable strategies for cutting costs while protecting the public’s safety?
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, more than 700,000 individuals are released from prisons yearly-with an additional 9 million adults c
This guide “presents a protocol designed to produce high-quality technical assistance for the front end of the criminal justice system-the pretrial
Sections contained in these proceedings include: about this Large Jail Network (LJN) meeting; meeting highlights; Legal Issues in Jails - 2011 by W
Making the transition from line staff to supervisor calls for developing new skills and competencies as well as a major shift in mindset from doing
Results from an ongoing evaluation project on the effectiveness of offender workforce development (OWD) services are presented.
Highlights are provided of advice given by individuals from correctional agencies and faith-based and community organizations on how to create succ
The impact of external and internal forces on “corrections policy innovation in which measures to control prison populations and enhance service de
“Through extensive research and analysis, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering the field of corrections a comprehensive business
This program provides information about the nationwide automated Performance-Based Measures System (PBMS).
Correctional Industry programs contribute to the successful reentry of offenders by providing a structured environment for participants to learn th
This guidebook “is the second book in the APEX Guidebook series and is designed to help correctional practitioners deepen their knowledge of the Pu