Witnessing a Correction in the Physical Security Industry
- Institutional Management of Security Threat Groups. Donahue, J. David // Corrections Today;Apr2006, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p8
The article emphasizes the importance of a systematic and effective institutional management of security threat group activity in the U.S. It points out that systematic management of security threat will reduce criminal activity and improve public safety. Consequently, the management of security...
- An Analysis of Correctional Industries Programs. Yae, Mike // Corrections Today;Oct99, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p94
Evaluates four critical business issues facing correctional industries programs in the United States. Issue of low labor cost; Restricted market access; Four stages of the product/industry life cycle.
- Sensex Correction Has Further To Run. // Asia Monitor: South Asia Monitor;Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses the further run of Sensex correction on the economy of India. After the stock exchange has reached its peak at 14,690.58 the downside pressure was intense, since then, it drops to 12,600-12,750 range. Although they have done significant corrections, it was not excessive....
- Hurt By Unrealistic Expectations, Misconceptions and Self-Destructive Industry Practices By Some, EM Can Recover And Realize Its Potential. Connelly, Linda // Journal of Offender Monitoring;Winter1998, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p5
The article examines the issues and misconceptions involving electronic monitoring (EM). It is said that EM is perceived as the solution to all problems of the corrections industry. Another misconception about EM is that it is an easy alternative to the usual offender management that is easily...
- Georgia Reentry: A Transformation In Correctional Philosophy. Sabree, A. J. // Corrections Today;Dec2007, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p80
This article features information on a change in corrections policy in the state of Georgia aimed at reducing the influx of prisoners. Commissioner James E. Donald implemented the Transformation Campaign Plan which was intended to provide real opportunities for offenders to change and to be more...
- Worth Reading. Calhoun, Stacy // Offender Programs Report;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p53
The article examines the study "Removing Release Impediments and Reducing Correctional Costs: Evaluation of Washington State's Housing Voucher Program," by Zachary Hamilton, Alex Kigerl and Zachery, published in "Justice Quarterly" and online on January 21, 2013.
- Status Report on the Ignition Interlock Pilot Program. Immarigeon, Russ // Journal of Offender Monitoring;Summer1999, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p29
The article offers information on the Ignition Interlock Pilot Program initiated by New York State Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives and New York State Department of Motor Vehicles in seven counties in 1998.
- Prison industry: The next step. Rafferty, John J. // Corrections Today;Jul98, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on correctional practices which focused on programs that reduce the annual cost of operating institutions. Philosophy behind the co-pay medical services; Elimination of programs that benefited the inmate population; How corrections can use inmate labor in conjunction with broader...
- Merging Research and Correctional Practice. Innes, Christopher A. // Corrections Today;Dec2007, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p8
The author reflects on evidence-based practice as it pertains to the field of corrections. The author's three definitions of the practice are explored. The difference between "practice-based research" and "evidence-based practice" are considered. He believes the main problem in correctional...