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Franklin County, Ohio: A County Justice and Behavioral Health Systems Improvement Project

Results from key data and interviews provide recommendations for reducing offenders with behavioral health disorders cycling in and out of jail.

Jail Inmates At Midyear 2014

This report presents estimates of the number of jail inmates at midyear 2014 by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status.

The Price of Jails: Measuring the Taxpayer Cost of Local Incarceration

This report highlights how the surest way to safely cut costs is to reduce the number of people who enter and stay in jails.

The Affordable Care Act and County Jails: A Practical Guide to Strategies and Steps for Implementation

This guide is meant to help Sheriffs and County Jail Administrators consider practical strategies and suggests steps that support cost savings and other benefits with the Affordable Care Act.

Questions & Answers: The Affordable Care Act and County Jails

This brief will answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the ACA and how it relates to county jails.

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

This brief addresses issues associated with suspending Medicaid coverage for prisoners.

Incarceration's Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America

This report reviews existing research and data to take a deeper look at our nation’s misuse of local jails and efforts to mitigate these results.  

Reading on the Inside: Programs Help Incarcerated Parents Connect with Their Children through Books

This article explains how incarcerated parents can make a recording of themselves reading a children’s book to give to their kids.

Condom Distribution in Jail to Prevent HIV Infection

This report examines the structural intervention of providing one condom a week to inmates in the LA County Men’s Central Jail MSM unit.

Safe Sex in Jail

This is article describes the legal consequences arising from a correctional officer having sex with an inmate.

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