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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.

Our System of Corrections: Do Jails Play a Role in Improving Offender Outcomes?

This document will review the role of jails and incarceration within United States' correctional systems

The Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Initiative

The Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) initiative, which promotes reentry efforts between jails and local communities, is described.

Large Jail Network Meeting, March 2-4, 2008, Aurora, Colorado

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting March 2008. 

Managing Risk in Jails

This manual helps jails understand risk, its implications, and how to make a formal, effective risk management program.

Large Jail Network Meeting, September 24-26, 2007, Aurora, Colorado

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting September 2007.

Jails and the Constitution: An Overview

This publication "reviews the history of correctional law and summarizes the results of major court decisions"

How to Collect and Analyze Data: A Manual for Sheriffs and Jail Administrators

Anyone who needs to gather and analyze data concerning various jail-related issues will find this manual useful. This document provides guidance on how information can fuel policy decision making.

Environmental Scan Update - 2005

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

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