Jail Work and Industry Managers Use New Correctional Vulnerability Assessment Tools to Assess and Manage Risk
- Taking the 'Right' Steps to Expand the Use of Inmate Labor. // American Jails;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p83
The article offers information on research involving the development strategies that have proven effective for the jail industry's initial and ongoing success. According to research by the U.S. National Institute of Justice, development principles are considered, which include building a strong...
- NIJ's Technology Institute for Corrections. // American Jails;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p81
The article offers information on the Technology Institute for Corrections sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The event renders corrections managers the opportunity in learning on and discussing technology initiatives and issues which affect the whole corrections community....
- resources of note. // American Jails;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p61
The article offers information on various resources related to jail administration and management in the U.S. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) reveals the launch of its "Research Report Digest" that publishes brief descriptions of studies in various criminal justice disciplines. It also...
- New Technologies Protect Officers and Inmates. Lane, Cason // Corrections Today;Aug99, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p134
Presents several less-than-lethal technologies for correctional institutions being developed by the United States National Institute of Justice for both state and local law enforcement and corrections. Laser dazzler; Wireless and rubber projectiles; Contraband detection.
- Testing Technology: From the Lab To The Field With Facial Recognition. Mockensturm, Lee // Corrections Today;Jun2002, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p110
Presents information on the facial recognition system installed at Prince George's County Correctional Center in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Purpose of the project; Role of the U.S. National Institute of Justice in funding the project; Advantages of installing facial recognition systems.
- Sara Hart Addresses Attendees During Opening Session. Buisch, Michele D.; Clayton, Susan L. // Corrections Today;Apr2003, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p34
Highlights the keynote address of U.S. National Institute of Justice Director Sarah V. Hart during the 2003 Winter Conference of the American Correctional Association on January 13, 2003. Role of Hart in drafting the Prison Legislation Reform Act (PLRA); Records of Hart in the Philadelphia...
- Using Technology To Make Prisons and Jails Safer. Bulman, Philip // American Jails;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p9
The article presents a reprint of the article "Using Technology To Make Prisons and Jails Safer," in the March 2009 issue of the "NIJ Journal."It notes that the article is intended to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. Moreover, it mentions...
- NIJ's Technology Institute for Corrections Is a Big Success. Jackson, Kevin // Corrections Today;Apr99, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p22
Provides information on the seminars on technology, conducted by the United States National Institute of Justice for correctional institutions. Objectives of the seminars; How the seminars were advertised; Selection of participants; Activities.
- INTO THE BREACH, UNDAUNTED: THE 2009 MOCK PRISON RIOTÂ®. STRANDBERG, KEITH W. // Corrections Forum;May/Jun2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p25
The article discusses the 2009 Mock Prison Riot, an annual event hosted by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs and the West Virginia High Technology Consortium (WVHTC) Foundation. The Riot features tactical training scenarios, technology demonstrations and free...