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Direct supervision

Direct Supervision Jails

 Direct supervision jails focus on actively managing inmate behavior to produce a jail that is safe and secure for inmates, staff, and visitors.

Jails in America: A Report on Podular Direct Supervision

This video is an excellent introduction to the use of podular direct supervision.

Direct Supervision Jails: The Role of the Administrator

This guide provides jail administrators the necessary information they need to effectively perform their jobs. 

Audits of Podular Direct-Supervision Jails

This report examines how podular direct supervision performs, its safety and security, effective supervision of inmates, and staffing and training.

Self-Audit Instrument for Administrators of Direct Supervision Jails: Based on the Measurable Elements of Direct Supervision

This document explains how to conduct self-audits indicating how well the concepts and principles of direct supervision are being implemented.

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