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Female offenders--Women in prisons

A Review of the Jail Function Within State Unified Corrections Systems

This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.

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.

Correctional Institution Inspection Committee: Security Threat Groups

Issues related to security threat groups (STGs) in Ohio prisons are covered.

State of Recidivism: The Revolving Door of America’s Prisons

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.

Prison Staffing Analysis: A Training Manual with Staffing Considerations for Special Populations

This manual will enable an agency staffing administrator to set up a staffing analysis unit and produce a report for an entire agency.

Gendered Violence and Safety: A Contextual Approach to Improving Security in Women's Facilities

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.

Environmental Scan Update - 2005

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

Prisoner Intake Systems: Assessing Needs and Classifying Prisoners

Tasks, assessments, and technology used in prisoner intake systems are examined.

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