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Jail alternatives

LEAD: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

This website explains how this pre-booking diversion program places offenders into community-based services, instead of jail and prosecution.

Transgender, Transsexual, and Gender Nonconforming Health Care in Correctional Settings

Twenty-five principles are provided to help correctional health professionals assure that the needs of transgender offenders are met.

Jail Population Management Strategies in a Post-Realignment Era

This fact sheet lists four available deliberate interventions that counties can employ to alleviate jail bed space and improve public safety outcomes.

Alleviating Jail Crowding: A Systemic Approach [Videoconference Held April 18, 2001]

This 3-hour videoconference aims to help jurisdictions develop effective strategies and techniques for managing jail population levels.

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