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.
This bulletin will enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification.
Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.