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Inspection of jails

Jails Division

The NIC Jails Division's services include training, networks, technical assistance, and information resources, such as documents and DVDs. These services are conducted under four initiatives.

Proceedings of the NIC Chief Jail Inspectors Network Meeting, September 2015

These proceedings highlight what happened at the NIC Chief Jail Inspectors Network Meeting on September 2015.

Chief Jail Inspector's Network: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting

These proceedings cover suicide prevention and marketing the jail inspection process and evaluation/close-out.

Chief Jail Inspectors' Network Meeting Proceedings, 2009

Proceedings are presented from the 11th annual two day Chief Jail Inspectors' Meeting.

Jail Standards and Inspection Programs: Resource and Implementation Guide

This guide offers information that will help states and state jail-related organizations to develop or update jail standards and inspection programs.

Jail Inspection Basics: Supervisors Guide

This guide prepares supervisors for conversations with new inspectors taking the "Jail Inspection Basics" self-guided course.

Jail Inspection Basics: An Introductory Self-Study Course for Jail Inspectors

This self-paced, self-instruction course explains the role and responsibilities of a jail inspector. 

Competency Profile of Detention Facility Inspector

This DACUM profile describes the competencies expected of a Detention Facility Inspector.

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