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Prison Guards and the Death Penalty

This paper covers how correctional officers, both working on death row and present at executions, are deeply impacted by their work.

APEX Change Team Training: Facilitators Manual [and] Participant Manual [Lesson Plans and Participant Manual]

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and People in Charge LLC are pleased to present the Achieving Performance Excellence (APEX) Change Team Training Curriculum – part of the APEX Initiative.

Staff Perceptions

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a national data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile residential facilities to the highest standards of operations, programs and services.

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.

Applying the APEX Tools for Organizational Assessment

This book presents three organizational assessment tools developed specifically for the field of corrections.

Achieving Performance Excellence: The Influence of Leadership on Organizational Performance

This book describes what leaders need to excel at and what new leaders need to know in preparing for new positions.

APEX Resources Directory Vol. 2: Communications, Focus Groups, and Development

APEX Resources Directory Volume 2 provides supportive information to correctional agencies embarking on the APEX journey.

Culture and Change Management: Using APEX to Facilitate Organizational Change

This book helps illuminate the role culture plays in an organization that is striving for higher performance.

Understanding Corrections through the APEX Lens

This guidebook is designed to help correctional practitioners deepen their knowledge of the Public Safety Model domains.

APEX: Building the Model and Beginning the Journey

The APEX Initiative is an agency-driven systems approach to building capacity for higher organizational performance, best practices, data-driven decisionmaking using multiple self-assessment tools, and a Guidebook series with strategies, interventions, and pathways.


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