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Prison classification

Prisons Division

The Prisons Division facilitates specialized training related to prison operations, conducts operational networks, coordinates technical assistance, as well as programs regarding leadership and management.

Prison Classification

A collection of material about prison classification.

Prisoner Classification and Gang Activity

This article explains how courts rule on cases involving custodial risk levels based on the previous gang activity of the prisoner. 

Prison Classification Series

This is a collection of material about prison classification

Achieving Accurate Pictures of Risk and Identifying Gender Responsive Needs: Two New Assessments for Women Offenders

The development of new risk/needs assessments specifically designed for female offenders is discussed.

National Institute of Corrections Prison Classification Peer Training and Strategy Session: What's Happening with Prison Classification Systems? September 6-7, 2000 Proceedings

These proceedings cover information from this two-day national forum on classification and information system related problems.

Effective Management of Female Inmates: Applying the Research on Gender Responsive Correctional Strategies to Local Jails

Research, practice, and guiding principles related to gender-responsive strategies and utilized in jail settings are exchanged.

Comprehensive Objective Prison Classification [Participant's Manual]

The development of both external and internal prison classification procedures are covered during this 36-hour program.

Classification of High-Risk Offenders [Videoconference Held September 1, 2004]

This broadcast addresses classification, programming, and supervision for high-risk and special management inmates in the prison setting.

Enhancing Prison Classification Systems: The Emerging Role of Management Information Systems

This report examines the structural intervention of providing one condom a week to inmates in the LA County Men’s Central Jail MSM unit.


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