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County jail design

Jail Design Guide

This guide discusses current standards and architectural principles that are important to building a cost-efficient jail to meet a locality’s needs.

Jail Design and Operation and the Constitution: An Overview

This paper discusses the continuing challenge of deciding what those protections mean in practice and the struggle to assure that inmate rights are met.

Jail Design Guide: A Resource for Small and Medium-Sized Jails

Addresses architectural design as it relates to functional components of the jail.

Jail Design Review Handbook

A tool for reviewing conceptual options and schematic designs for new or renovated jails is presented.

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