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Project Guide: Assessment of Project Status & Technical Assistance Needs

A checklist for assessing the Tribe's progress through the facility development process is provided. 

Risk, Race, & Recidivism: Predictive Bias and Disparate Impact

This study examines the relationships among race, risk assessment (the Post Conviction Risk Assessment [PCRA]), and future arrest.

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The Policies and Procedures Guide

This policies and procedures manual describes the target population involved in dependency court, known as family Healing to Wellness Court.

A Tribal Probation Officers Guide to Working with Victims

This bulletin is designed to provide tribal probation officers with a brief overview of victims’ rights and tips on the availablity of victim services.

Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2015

This report describes "Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) activities to collect and improve data on crime and justice in Indian country, as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act, 2010.

Jails in Indian Country, 2014

This Bulletin presents findings from the 2014 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.

American Indian and Alaska Native Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This brief explains how [m]aintaining or building positive relationships with family, peers, and elders can be critical to the rehabilitation of tribal youth and strengthen the youth’s transition back to his or her home community.

The Racial Geography of Mass Incarceration

This is an excellent report that addresses the critical issues surrounding the building of prisons in and the transfer of inmates to areas that are demographically different than the surrounding community.

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

This website is an excellent resource for information about Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.

Forgotten Women: Incarceration and Health Concerns of Minority Women

Issues regarding health conditions and health education of incarcerated minority women are discussed in this paper.

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