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Using Jail Exit Surveys to Improve Community Responses to Women Offenders

Accession Number: 
020853
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The "use of jail exit surveys as an effective data collection tool for creating [a] picture of the characteristics of women in contact with the local jail" is described (p. 1). Sections of this bulletin are: introduction; how one jurisdiction used data to inform responses to women offenders; reasons for conducting a jail exit survey; what a jail exit survey entails; tips for getting started; designing a jail exit survey; understanding jail exit survey information; comprehensive listing of major data elements to include in a jail exit survey; and lessons learned. A sample questionnaire is also included.

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Publication Year: 
2005
Length: 
19 p.
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Sponsor(s): 
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC)