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The Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails: A State Survey

This report focuses on the problem of treating seriously mentally ill inmates who refuse treatment.

Jails And Health Information Technology: A Framework For Creating Connectivity

This paper shares insights from the experiences of five jurisdictions working to implement different forms of HIT connectivity.

Inmate Behavior Management: Defining and Conveying Expectations

This document explains “Element 4: Defining and Conveying Expectations for Behavior” of NIC's IBM comprehensive management system.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting Aurora, Colorado, September 15 – 17, 2013

Sections of these proceedings are: about this meeting; meeting highlights; “The Affordable Care Act: Health Care Reform and Jails” by Donna Strugar-Fritsch.

Legal Issues in Jails 2013

Legal issues that impact jails are covered.

Inmate Behavior Management: Brazos County Jail Case Study

This report explains how the Brazos County Jail in Texas implemented Inmate Behavior Management. 

Inmate Behavior Management: Northampton County Jail Case Study

This report explains how the Northampton County Jail in Pennsylvania implemented Inmate Behavior Management. 

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intent of Jail Staff Throughout the United States

This article why the majority of line-level jail officers like their jobs and are not going to quit.

Jail Population Management Strategies in a Post-Realignment Era

This fact sheet lists four available deliberate interventions that counties can employ to alleviate jail bed space and improve public safety outcomes.

Flow Charts of Jail Procedures: Health Intake, Assessment, and Routine Care Procedures in County Jails

This paper explains the difference between jails and prisons and then proceeds to describe various health care procedures that occur within a jail setting.


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