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  • Jail Design and Operation and the Constitution: An Overview

    The Constitution protects inmates in jails and prisons, and this paper discusses the continuing challenge of deciding what those protections mean i
  • Seven Steps To Plan a Better Jail

    This document describes the seven steps of systems planning for jails: getting started; get facts and figures; consider the data; make decisions; t
  • Jail Design Guide: A Resource for Small and Medium-Sized Jails

    Addresses architectural design as it relates to functional components of the jail, discusses overall design considerations, and reviews pre-design
  • Jail Design Review Handbook

    A tool for reviewing conceptual options and schematic designs for new or renovated jails is presented.
  • Facility Development: Needs Assessment & Pre-Design Planning RFP Checklist [and] Planning & Design RFQ and RFP Checklist

    In this compilation of three documents, critical elements to include in a needs assessment and planning services RFP and an architectural planning
  • LJN Exchange, Annual Issue 2004; Large Jail Network Exchange, Annual Issue 2004

    This issue includes: Foreword, by Richard Geaither, National Institute of Corrections Jails Division; You Can Do It: Putting an End to Pharmacy Cos
  • Resource Manual for Transition to a New Jail

    "[T]his resource document will assist agencies starting the process of planning for a successful transition to a new detention facility" (p. iii).
  • Building Community Support for New Jail Construction

    The process of building community support for a new jail is explained.
  • Facility Planning to Meet the Needs of Female Inmates

    This bulletin "discusses how jurisdictions of all sizes can consider and address the gender-specific needs of female inmates during the facility pl
  • Jail Planning and Expansion: Local Officials and Their Roles

    This publication should be the first that elected officials and other policymakers turn to when developing jail facilities--either a new jail or ex
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