A review of nationwide prison management practices
This Master Facilities Confinement Study is a systemic criminal justice review commissioned by Montgomery County with the aim of establishing future bedspace requirements for the County’s correctional facilities and pre-release center.
Conditions in county jails that conform to the United States Constitution are a prerequisite for the legitimacy and integrity of the American justice system. Under the Eighth and 14th Amendments, jails have a duty to protect all people who are incarcerated, whether sentenced or pretrial.
Jail space is a limited and expensive resource, and while the Sheriff is responsible for managing the detention facility, overall jail usage is dictated by decisions largely outside his control.
Collection of official records on allegations and substantiated incidents of inmate-on-inmate and staff-on-inmate sexual victimization in correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
This report presents “counts of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported to correctional authorities in adult prisons, jails, and other adult correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
This report presents estimates of non-consensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct and harassment in juvenile facilities.
This report presents jurisdiction- and facility-level counts of incidents of sexual misconduct and abuse in juvenile facilities (2007-2012).
The Prison Population Forecaster//State Prison Population: Reducing Mass Incarceration Requires Far-Reaching Reforms
The tool uses data from 15 states to forecast population trends and project the impact of changes on rates of admission or lengths of stay in prison.