This document looks at the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates and inmates with mental illness or medical problems.
Classification of High-Risk and Special Management Prisoners: A National Assessment of Current Practices
The current state of the art in prison classification is reviewed.
This document examines female jail inmate classification, and provides guidelines for designing a classification system specifically for women.
A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need for gender-specific objective classification systems is presented.
This publication reviews information and knowledge learned regarding classification and risk assessment systems.
Classification of Women Offenders: A National Assessment of Current Practices and the Experiences of Three States
The development of improved strategies for classifying female offenders is addressed.
Revalidating External Prison Classification Systems: The Experience of Ten States and Model for Classification Reform
This report provides an outline of a classification revalidation effort and external classification trends and lessons learned.
The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined.
<p>This bulletin will enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification.</p>
Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.