Results from projects implementing new strategies for drug interdiction within an institutional setting are presented. This compilation includes findings from final evaluation reports provided by Maryland, California, Kansas, New York, and Florida.
Women in prisons
National Institute of Corrections Drug-Free Prison Zone Project: Evaluation Component for Each of Eight State Sites: Final Report
This paper describes some of the more common methods for evaluating correctional programs, and is designed to address program effectiveness.
This paper will provide prison staff with information to enhance their mananagement of female prisons.
This report explains how mothers and their babies can benefit from being held in a prison-based Mother and Baby Unit (MBU).
This training curriculum assists legislators, policymakers, and corrections professionals address the gender-specific needs of women prisoners.
TEDx videos were recorded at the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) "Does Gender Matter" event on March 14, 2015.
Female Realignment Report: An Examination of Female Offenders Released from State Prison in the First Year of Public Safety Realignment
California’s Public Safety Realignment Act of 2011 transferred jurisdiction and funding for managing lower-level criminal offenders from the State to the counties.
Commentary: Abandoned: Abolishing Female Prisons to Prevent Sexual Abuse and Herald an End to Incarceration
This article argues that the abolition of female prisons is one way to address the suffering of one group of prisoners and that the abolition of female prisons could eventually end the confinement of all prisoners.
Realigning Justice Resources: A Review of Population and Spending Shifts in Prison and Community Corrections
This report examines whether expected shifts in population and spending in corrections have been realized.
Issues related to security threat groups (STGs) in Ohio prisons are covered.