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Law Enforcement Tech Guide for Creating Performance Measures That Work: A Guide for Executives and Managers

This Tech Guide introduces performance measurement and teaches the core dynamics of performance management, monitoring, and reporting.

Increasing Collaboration Between Corrections and Mental Health Organizations: Orange County Case Study

The use of the Mental Health Pretrial Release Program (MHPTR) by the Orange County Jail is discussed.

Policy-Driven Responses to Probation and Parole Violations

The author describes the experiences of probation and parole agencies from across the country that worked with NIC on developing innovative approaches to probation and parole violations and revocations.

Objective Jail Classification Systems: A Guide for Jail Administrators

This guide to OJC outlines specific aspects of system implementation, automation, monitoring, and evaluation of OJC systems.

Better Corrections Through Information [Videoconference Held March 15, 2000]

This 3-hour program covers the use of information to assess an agency's programs, services, and operations and to serve as a base for policymaking.

Report to the United States Congress on the Activities of the Office of Correctional Job Training and Placement During Fiscal Year 2000 (October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000)

Highlights are provided of this Office's accomplishments and the status of correctional job training and placement in the U.S.

Classification of Women Offenders: A National Assessment of Current Practices and the Experiences of Three States

The development of improved strategies for classifying female offenders is addressed.

Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Cognitive Behavioral Program for Offenders on Probation: Thinking for a Change

The effectiveness of "Thinking for a Change" -- a cognitive behavioral program for adult probationers -- is investigated.

Do Batterer Intervention Programs Work? Two Studies

Results are provided from two studies regarding the effectiveness of batterer intervention programs.

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.

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