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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.

Jail Standards and Inspection Programs: Resource and Implementation Guide

This guide offers information that will help states and state jail-related organizations to develop or update jail standards and inspection programs.

Facility Planning to Meet the Needs of Female Inmates

This bulletin discusses how jurisdictions can consider and address the gender-specific needs of female inmates during the facility planning process.

Winter 2007 Newsletter for NIC's Large Jail Network

This newsletter provides current information from the National Institute of Corrections Large Jail Network.

Large Jail Network Meeting, January 28-30, 2007, Longmont, Colorado Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting

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

Sheriff's Guide to Effective Jail Operations

This guide provides an overview of the sheriff's roles and responsibilities regarding the jail and critical aspects of jail operations and management.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2003

These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting July 2003.

Beyond the Myths: The Jail in Your Community

This resource explains how to provide the public with information about jails generally, the local jail, and the need for community interest.

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