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Prison classification

Classification of High-Risk and Special Management Prisoners: A National Assessment of Current Practices

This document looks at the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates and inmates with mental illness or medical problems.

Objective Prison Classification: A Guide for Correctional Agencies

The current state of the art in prison classification is reviewed.

Women in Jail: Classification Issues

This document examines female jail inmate classification, and provides guidelines for designing a classification system specifically for women.

Developing Gender-Specific Classification Systems for Women Offenders

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.

Findings in Prison Classification and Risk Assessment

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.

Internal Prison Classification Systems: Case Studies in Their Development and Implementation

The development, implementation, impact assessment, and refinement of objective internal classification systems are examined.

Critical Issues and Developments in Prison Classification

<p>This bulletin will enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective classification.</p>

Classification of Women Offenders: A National Assessment of Current Practices

Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.

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