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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 [Proceedings]

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

Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Initiative Phase 2 Site Reports

The TJC model includes the components necessary to facilitate successful transition from jail. Phase 2 pays greater attention to pretrial practices.

Basics and Beyond: Suicide Prevention in Jails

Issues surrounding the prevention of inmate suicide in jails are addressed. Lessons learned from two case studies and two legal cases are covered.

Protecting Written Family Communication in Jails: A 50-State Survey

This report reviews which agencies in each state provide rules or best practices to local jails on mail and what people in jail may send or receive.

Jail Incarceration Trends

An interactive map from Vera that provides information on the incarcerate rate in jails for every county in the United States.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, March 21-22, 2016

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting March 2016. Topics include restrictive housing and officer wellness.

No News Is NOT Good News: The Role of PIOs in Jails [Internet Broadcast]

This NIC training broadcast focuses on the vital role that Public Information Officers (PIOs) play in the local jail and how they influence public safety.

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