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A Guide to Preparing for and Responding to Jail Emergencies: Self-Audit Checklists, Resource Materials, Case Studies

This guide “will be broadly useful to U.S. jails in planning for crises, emergencies, and natural disasters and in developing the appropriate response capacities to cope with these events where they cannot be prevented” (p. vi).

Large Jail Network Meeting, September 24-26, 2008, Aurora, Colorado

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

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.

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