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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.

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.

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.

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