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Prison classification

Critical Issues and Developments in Prison Classification

This bulletin will enable correctional administrators to anticipate further improvements in objective 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.

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.

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.

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.

Comprehensive Objective Prison Classification [Participant's Manual]

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

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.

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.

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.

Findings in Prison Classification and Risk Assessment

This publication reviews information and knowledge learned regarding classification and risk assessment systems.

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