This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.
Female offenders--Women in prisons
Realigning Justice Resources: A Review of Population and Spending Shifts in Prison and Community Corrections
This report examines whether expected shifts in population and spending in corrections have been realized.
Issues related to security threat groups (STGs) in Ohio prisons are covered.
This report seeks to elevate the public discussion about recidivism, prompting policy makers and the public to dig more deeply into the factors that impact rates of return to prison, and into effective strategies for reducing them.
This manual will enable an agency staffing administrator to set up a staffing analysis unit and produce a report for an entire agency.
In response to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), this project investigated the context of gendered violence and safety in women’s correctional facilities.
Achieving Accurate Pictures of Risk and Identifying Gender Responsive Needs: Two New Assessments for Women Offenders
The development of new risk/needs assessments specifically designed for female offenders is discussed.
This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.
A Guide to Preparing for and Responding to Prison Emergencies: Self-Audit Checklists, National Survey Results, Resource Materials, [and] Case Studies
Report on the National Survey of Emergency Readiness in Prisons
Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined.