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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.

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.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

This policy intends “to develop a written institutional plan to coordinate actions taken in response to an incident of sexual abuse, among staff first responders, medical and mental health staff, investigators, and facility leadership."

Running an Intelligent Jail: A Guide to the Development and Use of a Jail Information System

This guide covers the implementation of a jail management information system (MIS) that meets specific needs, cost-effective, and is easier to use.

The Role of Corrections Professionals in Preventing Suicide

This report discusses the role correctional officers must play in dealing with inmate suicides, especially those officers in jails.

Memorandum of Agreement Regarding the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County

This MOM addresses the practices of the JCMSC in its administration of juvenile justice and conditions of confinement for detained youth.

National Institute of Corrections: Serving Jails for More Than 30 Years

<p>National Institute of Corrections' Jails Division, topics covered include: jail administration training programs and network, documents and DVDs, and technical assistance; inmate behavior management training, documents and DVDs, and technical assistance; new jail planning technical assistance and training and documents and DVDs; and jail standards and inspections.</p>

Making the Transition: Rethinking Jail Reentry in Los Angeles County

The study examined existing reentry services, analyzed their strengths and weaknesses, and recommended changes that could increase the efficacy of interventions for the 160,000 people who pass through the L.A. County Jail annually.

Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

This guide describes the implementation of a CJCC, and explains how a CJCC can alleviate jail crowding and accomplish other system improvements.

Environmental Scan 2012

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.


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