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Jail Time and Violent Juvenile Offenders

This brief update what is happening in the United States regarding Ban the Box initiatives.

PREA - Prisons and Jails

These documents comprise the instrument that auditors will use to audit the U.S. Department of Justice's PREA Standards for Prisons and Jails, pending final revisions.

Jails in Indian Country, 2013

This report presents findings from the 2013 Survey of Jails in Indian Country, an enumeration of 79 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, and other correctional facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Meaningful Use and Corrections: Unknown Opportunities

This article provides an overview of the meaningful use landscape, emphasizing the applicability of meaningful use to health care provided in jails, as well as exploring the benefits and difficulties of participating in this program for jail health care providers.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, March 23 – 25, 2014

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, March 23 – 25, 2014 Proceeding of the Large Jail Network Meeting: March 2014.

Solitary Confinement and Risk of Self-harm Among Jail Inmates

This analysis examines self-harm and diversion from a punitive setting to a therapeutic setting outside solitary confinement.

Stories of Transition: Men and Women in the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative’s Reentry Program

This document is for people who want to understand what the experience of reentry is like for those who are transitioning from jail.

Jail Inmates at Midyear 2013 – Statistical Tables

This report "[p]resents estimates of the number of jail inmates at midyear 2013, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status.

Legal Issues in Jails, 2014

Legal issues that impact jails are covered.

Inmate Behavior Management: Guide to Meeting Basic Needs

This document provides a useful tool for managing inmates in jail and self-assessment checklists to determine how well the jail is doing.

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