This two-part article focuses on litigation the use of Tasers on persons suffering from “excited delirium” in a correctional setting.
Distraction devices (such as flashbangs) are especially useful when "correctional personnel are dealing with unruly prisoners or detainees who must be brought under control or extracted from their cells in a safe and controlled manner … Such devices must be properly used by adequately trained personnel, skilled in both legal aspects and practical tactical considerations surrounding their intelligent deployment.
This website provides up-to-date information about law enforcement body armor.
Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement, Corrections and Public Safety
This guide explains how to proceed to select and purchase body armor.
Assessment of the Potential Implementation of a Personal Video Recording Device Program in Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Custody Facilities
This study is about the use of body-worn cameras in correctional facilities.
This report provides an overview of the BPV program and covers issues relevant to a debate regarding the reauthorization of BPV.
This publication discusses key staff safety training issues for community corrections agencies.
These proceedings highlight what happened at the Large Jail Network Meeting January 2006.
Findings from a ballistic and mechanical properties test of 103 used Zylon-containing body armor are presented.