This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.
Women in jails
This article explains the utilization of evidence-based practice in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's CTU.
This manual guides thinking about ways of being thoughtful and strategic about approaching work with jailed battered women.
This guide describes the implementation of a CJCC, and explains how a CJCC can alleviate jail crowding and accomplish other system improvements.
This report seeks to elevate the public discussion about recidivism, prompting policy makers and the public to dig more deeply into the factors that impact rates of return to prison, and into effective strategies for reducing them.
Proceedings are presented from the 11th annual two day Chief Jail Inspectors' Meeting.
In response to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), this project investigated the context of gendered violence and safety in women’s correctional facilities.
Guidance is offered for those individuals seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender.
This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.
Changes and forces that may affect the programming of the National Institute of Corrections are analyzed and commented on.