Our System of Corrections: Do Jails Play a Role in Improving ...

OUR SYSTEM OF CORRECTIONS: Do Jails Play a Role in Improving Offender Outcomes? August 2008. Authored by Gary E. Christensen, Ph.D. for the Crime and Justice Institute and


Juveniles in Adult Prisions and Jails: A National Assessment

This document was prepared by the Institute on Crime, Justice and Corrections and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, under grant number 97-DD-BX-0026, awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.


Evaluation of Large Jail STD Screening Programs, 2008-2009

1/26/2011 Page 3 of 29 PURPOSE To examine existing sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening programs in large jails to learn lessons that can benefit other health departments that want to establish or expand chlamydia (CT) and gonorrhea (GC) screening programs in their local jails.


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Differences between jails and prisons . (prepared for Prisons Seminar, Harvard Law School, spring 2003) By Margo Schlanger A jail is paradigmatically a county or city facility that houses pretrial defendants who are unable to make bail, misdemeanant offenders, relatively short-term felony ...


Jail Standards and Inspection Programs, Resource and ...

Jails do not simply lock inmates up and toss away the key, and inmates who are not treated properly while in custody will likely continue to have the same problems that


The Status of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Measures in ...

Executive Summary: Key Findings and Recommendations Three Key Recommendations 1) Improving TB prevention and control requires that jails and local public health departments increase their direct collaboration . ms that are associated with increased collaboration include − having designated ...



WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Preventing suicide in jails and prisons. (Preventing suicide : a resource series) Co-produced by WHO and IASP, the International Association for Suicide Prevention. 1.Suicide - prevention and control. 2.Suicide, Attempted - prevention and control. 3 ...


THE JAILS ARE FULL Causes and Future Implications

Microsoft Word - Why The Jails Are Full - January 2007 Revised.doc


Direct Supervision Jails: A Management Model for the 21st ...

Direct Supervision Jails: A Management Model for the 21st Century Stephen I. Saunders, III Abstract The detention process is not a popular issue with the public.


More Mentally Ill Persons Are in Jails and Prisons Than ...

More Mentally Ill Persons Are in Jails and Prisons Than Hospitals: A Survey of the States E. Fuller Torrey, M.D. Executive Director, Stanley Medical Research Institute,


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