TITLE

Jail Work and Industry Managers Use New Correctional Vulnerability Assessment Tools to Assess and Manage Risk

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
American Jails;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the new correctional vulnerability assessment (CVA) tools to assess and manage risk in jails in the U.S. This method was developed by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the American Correctional Association (ACA) which is adapted from the methodology of protecting nuclear plants and weapons, for use in prisons and jails. Moreover, the details of the new CVA are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
27366366

 

Related Articles

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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 reports help practitioners through health care maze. Crawford, Cheryl A.; Moses, Marilyn C. // Corrections Today;Oct95, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p120 

    Focuses on resources created by the National Institute of Justice for correctional administrators and health care providers to guide them in making medical and mental health care policy decisions. Management of care and costs; Health care of female offenders; AIDS epidemic in correctional...

  • 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.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics