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Back to Normal: Considerations for Returning Jails to Pre-COVID-19 Operations

This document was written to serve as suggestions for when jail leaders begin the process of returning jail operations “back to normal”.

Prescription Drugs of Abuse and Misuse in Jails and Prisons [Webinar]

Are you and your agency knowledgeable of commonly abused and/or misused prescription medications in correctional settings? Have you considered prescription drugs which can be used as weapons?

Agenda Jail PIO Network Meeting 2017 [Proceedings]

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Jail Public Information Officer Network Meeting 2017.

Sustaining Systems Change: Findings from a Transition from Jail to Community Initiative Stakeholder Survey

The TJC Initiative seeks to improve public safety and to enhance the success of individuals returning to the community from local jails through implementation of an innovative, evidence-informed transition models.

In Focus: Implementing Mental Health Screening and Assessment

This a new brief from the Stepping Up partners designed to help counties identify the number of people booked into jails who have serious mental illnesses (SMI) and to better connect these individuals to treatment.

Barracks Behind Bars In Veteran-Specific Housing Units, Veterans Help Veterans Help Themselves

In an interview with Afghanistan veteran Nicholas Stefanovic, Judge Michael Jackson of Ohio reveals his own wartime story and explains how his experience in the past fueled his passion for working with veterans today.

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.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting: September 2017

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting September 6-7, 2017.

Agenda Jail PIO Network Meeting 2016 [Proceedings]

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Jail Public Information Officer Network Meeting August 2016.

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