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U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ) (Washington, DC)

Basics and Beyond: Suicide Prevention in Jails

Issues surrounding the prevention of inmate suicide in jails are addressed. Lessons learned from two case studies and two legal cases are covered.

Review Panel on Prison Rape Report on Sexual Victimization in Prisons, Jails, and Juvenile Correctional Facilities, April 2016

This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Review Panel on Prison Rape, resulting from its 2014 hearings in Washington, DC.

A Cycle of Incarceration: Prison, Debt, and Bail Practices [Webinar]

This webpage provides access to materials from a two-day DOJ/White House event on " A Cycle of Incarceration: Prison, Debt and Bail Practices.”

Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents

This bulletin examines the impact of sanctions, whether threatened or applied, on deterrence of crime by high-risk adolescents.

Guiding Principles for Providing High-Quality Education in Juvenile Justice Secure Care Settings

This report focuses on five guiding principles for providing high-quality education in juvenile justice secure care settings.

Guidance for Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding the Use of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, National Origin, Religion, Sexual Orientation, or Gender Identity

Requirements are presented that apply to the use of minority status by Federal law enforcement officers.

Guidance for Governors to Ensure Certification of State Compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act

<p>This document explains how state governors can show their state is in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).</p>

Lessons Learned: Planning and Assessing a Law Enforcement Reentry Strategy

This report describes how four learning sites utilized the principles of the Planning and Assessing a Law Enforcement Reentry Strategy.

Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities: Guidance and Recommendations

This report explains why law enforcement agencies should have a social media policy, and how to develop a social media policy.

Addiction, The Brain, and Evidence Based Treatment

Dr. Chandler will discuss why punishment alone is an ineffective response to the problem of drug abuse in the criminal justice system and will also highlight evidence-based principles of addiction treatment based on an integrated public health/public safety strategy.

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