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Emergency plans

Prisons and Disasters

This study seeks to understand why prisons can be unprepared for emergencies and identifies policy recommendations and corrective actions.

Excited Delirium and the Dual Response: Preventing In-Custody Deaths

Excited delirium syndrome (ExDS) is a serious and potentially deadly medical condition involving psychotic behavior, elevated temperature, and an extreme fight-or-flight response by the nervous system.

Emergency Procedures for Private Prisons

Procedures cover the management of emergencies in prisons.

Cell Extractions Student Handout

This handout explains that cell / tier extractions involve the calculated use of force to remove the inmate--the least amount of force necessary.

Locking Up H1N1

This 3-hour program provides some practical strategies for prevention and control H1N1 (swine flu) in correctional facilities.

A Guide to Preparing for and Responding to Jail Emergencies: Self-Audit Checklists, Resource Materials, Case Studies

This guide “will be broadly useful to U.S. jails in planning for crises, emergencies, and natural disasters and in developing the appropriate response capacities to cope with these events where they cannot be prevented” (p. vi).

Large Jail Network Meeting, July 9-11, 2006, Longmont, Colorado Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting July 2006.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting - January 2006

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting January 2006.

Emergency Preparedness Assessment Resource Supplements

Supplemental resources for the training program "Emergency Preparedness Assessment" are presented.

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