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Jail classification

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.

Inmate Behavior Management: The Key to a Safe and Secure Jail

This guide presents six key elements that will help jails reduce a wide array of negative, destructive, and dangerous inmate behavior.

Women in Jail: Classification Issues

This document examines female jail inmate classification, and provides guidelines for designing a classification system specifically for women.

Objective Jail Classification Systems: A Guide for Jail Administrators

This guide to OJC outlines specific aspects of system implementation, automation, monitoring, and evaluation of OJC systems.

Issues in Jail Operations, 2003: Perspectives from State Jail Inspection Agencies

Areas in which jails tend to be deficient, suggesting the need for new or revised forms of NIC assistance are identified.

Resource Guide for Jail Administrators

This guide will enhance the leadership skills, knowledge, and capabilities of jail administrators on issues of basic administration.

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