Citations with the tag: CORRECTIONAL institutions -- Management
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- Saluting the best.
Gondles Jr., James A. // Corrections Today; Jun98, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p6
Editorial. Praises exemplary members in field of corrections in the United States. Responsibilities in the correctional system; Significance of recognizing the corrections professionals; What one can do to change the correction's public perception.
Gondles Jr., James A. // Time; 9/13/1982, Vol. 120 Issue 11, p5
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Neil Leifer on the different photos of correctional institutions in the U.S. and one by Kurt Andersen on the things to be done in the correctional institutions.
- N.Y. releases rules on execution.
Clayton, Susan // Corrections Today; Oct95, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p18
Reports that the New York State Department of Correctional Services released death row and execution regulations in preparation for the return of capital punishment. Outline of procedures for the operation of correctional facilities.
- Union: Federal prison reacted poorly to 'gang' fights.
Knight, Chris // Adirondack Daily Enterprise; 8/25/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 201, p1
The article reports that Federal Correctional Institution's officers and workers have responded very poor to gang-related incidents in New York in 2010.
- Opening Up a Closed World: What Constitutes Effective Prison Oversight?
Mushlin, Michael B. // Pace Law Review; Sep2010, Vol. 30 Issue 5, preceding p1383
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including overview of prison oversight, international experience of prison oversight, and correctional oversight in the U.S.
- Leadership, Management and Corrections.
Martin, Paul L. // Corrections Today; Dec99, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p94
Discusses how the correctional institutions confuse leadership skills with management skills. Difference between the two skills; How the two skills balance each other out; Why the correctional industry promotes individuals who have a high degree of management skills into leadership positions.
- Boot camps--punishment and treatment.
Sharp, Deborah // Corrections Today; Jun95, Vol. 57 Issue 3, following p80
Part III. Focuses on shock incarceration programs in the United States. Factors for the rehabilitation of criminals; Programs aimed at educating inmates; Features of the Leadership Program for inmates; Emphasis on treatment and aftercare; Suggestions for improving future camps; Negative media...
- Corrections in the 21st Century.
Gibbons, Rodney; Pisciotta, Frank // Corrections Today; Jul99, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p62
Discusses the use of technology in the management of correctional agencies. Information on the challenges faced by the Delaware Department of Correction; Role of technology in processing correctional institution's information; Importance of an electronic tracking system to correctional agencies.
- Lessons Learned.
Gibbons, Rodney; Pisciotta, Frank // American Jails; Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p100
A personal narrative is presented that explores the author's experience of handling environmental health and correctional safety issues.
Burke, Lol // European Journal of Probation; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including "The Good Lives Model in Practice: Offence Pathways and Case Management" and another on the cultural factors that have mitigated against an informed application of desistance.
- Central to It All.
Mann, Dave // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices; 7/1/2011, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p4
The article offers information on the closure of Central Unit in Texas to reduce incarceration rates and to save the state budget of the Department of Criminal Justice.
- Internet Visitation Cuts Costs.
Schaffer, Sheriff Gary // Sheriff; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p32
The article focuses on the approach of the Cape May County Correctional Center for inmate visitation in New Jersey. The author mentions that the correctional facility provides full and complete visitation of inmates over the internet from any location around the world. He also discusses the...
- The challenge to balance efficiency, mandates and costs.
Cotton, Barbara L. // Corrections Today; Oct95, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p78
Explores strategies for achieving equilibrium in correctional health services management, operations, risk prevention and cost containment. Integration of systems planning, management and operations; Implementation of administrative controls; Contracting of private-sector providers; Use of new...
- An Evolutionary Step in Direct Supervision Jail: Organizational Culture, Design, and Costs of the Falkenburg Road Jail.
Beck, Allen R. // American Jails; Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p23
The article provides information about the concept of direct supervision practiced in the Falkenburg Road Jail in Florida. The elements of the Falkenburg's direct supervision involve a positive culture of staff and inmate management that is highly defined. In addition, the assignment of inmates...
- Regional Jail Sees Savings From Staffing Surge.
ALI, ANN // State Journal (WV); 7/26/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 29, p11
The article focuses on the statement of West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority (WVRJA) Executive Director Joe DeLong in a monthly legislative interim committee meeting on July 22, 2013 on the significant savings in the South Central Regional Jail with 14 new officers.
- Publishing What We Know.
CONNOR, GREG // American Jails; Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p72
A letter to the editor related to the publication of articles regarding management of correctional facilities in the U.S is presented.
- Quest for Excellence: Erie County, Pa.'s Approach to Initial ALDF Accreditation.
Sanner, David C. // Corrections Today; Aug2010, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p82
The article discusses the beliefs that the Erie County Department of Corrections (ECDOC), in Pennsylvania, has regarding prison accreditation. Topics discussed in the article include problems that the ECDOC have had to overcome, the ECDOC's belief that they should be a role model on how prisons...
- Sustainability Practices and Accreditation Are Keys to Success.
Rees, John D. // Corrections Today; Apr2011, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p12
The author presents a personal narrative of his experiences in corrections and criminal justice administration dealing with topics including sustainability, cutting costs and promoting fire and chemical safety, and cost management in correctional facilities.
- Improving Public Tours of Your Jail.
Kerle, Ken // American Jails; Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p5
The article reflects on the need to improve a jail's touring facility in the U.S. He emphasizes that the public has a right to know the type of administration imposed in such institution. He suggests that correctional courtesy of staff to visitors has to be stressed and officers have to be...
- ISSUES SURROUNDING MANAGING LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSSEXUAL, AND INTERSEX (LGBTI) OFFENDERS IN JAILS.
Leach II, Donald L. // American Jails; Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p77
The article discusses the implemented rules on transgender and transsexual inmates in a correctional facility in the U.S. It notes that the number of such gender violations has been growing despite the implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). Sex between inmates in a...
- Desisting in France: What probation officers know and do. A first approach.
Herzog-Evans, Martine // European Journal of Probation; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p29
French probation services operate without much knowledge of criminological literature. Thus they have never heard of desistance. This research aimed at verifying whether they nonetheless had an overall idea of what it takes to desist and whether they helped offenders with obstacles to...
Buntin, John // Governing; Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p20
The article reports on the implementation of correctional reform in Mississippi. It mentions the efforts of Commissioner Christopher Epps in improving the lives of several prisoners in the state, where he launched the Unit 32 facility in 1990. Furthermore, Epps has also modified the correctional...
- Correctional Investigator highlights pending adverse impacts of the government's "tough on crime" agenda.
Buntin, John // HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review; Apr2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p16
The article focuses on the report from Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers, highlighting the impacts of the government's tough on crime policy to the condition of the prisoners in Canada. In the report, Sapers expressed his concern on the underlying principles guiding correctional practice...
- Increased Security from Possible Violence?
Kerle, Ken // American Jails; Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p5
The author reflects on several issues regarding the security from possible violent assaults in jail. According to the author, even if there is a rare occurrence for people to try to break into a jail, the possibility should not be discounted. In addition, he asserts that a good jail planning...
- Voice Verification and Offender Supervision; The First European Experiment.
Farrall, Joan; Whitfield, Dick // Journal of Offender Monitoring; Summer1999, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p14
The article focuses on the concept of voice verification system that can enhance offender supervision, which England and Wales correctional institutions are undertaking through VoiceTrack, a voice verification monitoring technology. This electronic voice identification equipment determines the...
- Managing Security Threat Groups and Correctional Intelligence: A Case for Using Auditing Teams As a Threat Management Tool.
Baykan, Y.N. // Corrections Today; Oct2008, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p50
The article discusses the use of auditing teams within a correctional institution to provide information on threats from groups or gangs for wardens or other prison officials. The use of enterprisewide risk management, or activities of risk management that are carried out in an integrated...
- West Virginia Looks To Cut Jail Fees.
Baykan, Y.N. // American Jails; Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p86
The article reports on the plan of state and local government in Virginia to reduce regional jail fees. Jefferson County Commissioner Greg Corliss states the reduction of cost in correctional facilities becomes a burden to the government. In addition, state legislators planned to increase each...
- Thoughtless Crime Policy: Canada's Crime Bill.
Evans, Donald G. // Journal of Community Corrections; Fall2011, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including a case for a new penology in the U.S., polysubstance dependence in prison, and the value of evidence.
- Phisical & Philosophical.
Emery, Kraig D. // American Jails; Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p21
The article offers information on the innovation and transformation of the Edna McKenna facility of the Merrimack County Department of Corrections (MCDC) in New Hampshire. It states that the new facility has moved away from the supervisory style that limits inmate/officer contact into a direct...
- Pan-Canadian strategy being developed to tackle mental health in prisons.
Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE819
The article presents a reprint of the article "Pan-Canadian strategy being developed to tackle mental health in prisons," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on November 9, 2010. It discusses the problem of offenders with mental health problems in which they are often trap in a jurisdictional argument...
- Wyoming Sets Sights on Being Benchmark Correctional Agency.
Brazzale, Melinda // Corrections Today; Aug2010, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses steps that are being taken by Bob Lampert, the director of the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC), to retain employees. Topics discussed in the article include the money that can be saved by retaining employees, initiatives that have been started by the WDOC to train...
- PRIVATE PRISON DEBATE.
Brazzale, Melinda // Public Sector; Apr2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the issue concerning the plan of the government to run the prisons by private companies in New Zealand. It notes that the Public Service Association (PSA) questioned the government's plans, saying that it will cost taxpayers more and provide a worse service. It mentions...
- The Evolution of Contracted Health Care Services in Pennsylvania.
Beard, Jeffrey A.; Ellers, Richard S. // Corrections Today; Oct2009, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p30
The article presents an overview of the history and development of contracted health care services for inmates in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections between the 1970s and 2009. A discussion of the role that the department's Bureau of health care Services plays in delivering health care...
- Reconsidering the Project Greenlight Intervention: Why Thinking About Risk Matters.
Wilson, James A.; Zozula, Christine // National Institute of Justice Journal; Oct2011, Issue 268, p10
The article focuses on the assessment of the Project Greenlight in the U.S. correctional institutions. It notes that Ed Latesa of the University of Cincinnati studied the high profile programs that claimed to be rehabilitative including drum circles for parolees, dance instruction for juveniles,...
- COED CONS.
Wilson, James A.; Zozula, Christine // Ebony; Nov1973, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p192
The article discusses the coed approach to criminal rehabilitation being experimented by Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Forth Worth, Texas. The female and male convicts share everything except bed and bath. FCI Warden Charles Campbell says that the program aims to reduce the...
- Taking the 'Right' Steps to Expand the Use of Inmate Labor.
Wilson, James A.; Zozula, Christine // 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...
- 2008: A Flurry of Activity Leads to New Initiatives for 2009.
Wilson, James A.; Zozula, Christine // American Jails; May/Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p7
The article offers information on the partner organizations of the American Jail Association in launching two of its ventures in the U.S. It notes the agreement of the association with the Correctional Management Institute of Texas to host its National Jail Leadership Command Academy. It cites...
- Synergistic Corrections.
Perez, Raymond M. // American Jails; Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p94
The article discusses the ways on how to change the moral and behavioral values of inmates so that they will be productive when released. It notes that to accomplish this goal, an inmate management strategy that recognizes unique design of man and integrates them to the jail organization's...
- Developing Leadership Through Delegation.
Callier, Vince // American Jails; May/Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p21
The article discusses the challenge of jail administrators which is to develop leadership among subordinates. It states that the concept of delegation of trust and responsibilities are the key elements in leadership and development of the staffs. It emphasizes that letting employees to consider...
- Making Your Jail Smarter.
Russo, Joe // American Jails; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p5
The author reflects on the importance of improving the condition of correctional facilities in the U.S. He cites the need for correctional administrators to continually monitor their operations and challenge traditional ways of thinking to determine new measures that will promote efficient and...
- H1N1 Outbreak: Our Lessons Learned.
Goldstein, Earl H.; Booth, Nancy; Smith, Sue; McClean, Chris; Macatula, Liza // American Jails; Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p16
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- Towards Integrative Correctional Education Programs: Some Obstacles, Some Suggestions.
Wright, Randall L. // Journal of Correctional Education; Mar1997, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p10
Discusses the integrative correctional education programs conducted by the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). Challenge of active encouragement and assistance towards offenders by the institution; Review of correctional and educational literature; Development of cognitive, social, moral...
- Correctional Officers: Retention Is Important.
Nink, Carl // Corrections Managers' Report; Apr/May2010, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p81
The article presents strategies on how correctional managers and administrators can improve retention of correctional officers. It suggests that it is necessary on the correctional managers and administrators, as they develop workforce strategies, to employ and retain a well-trained correctional...
- Correctional Education Planning: A Systematic Approach to Vocational Training.
Khatibi, Manoucheher "Mano"; Grande, Carolyn Gerlock // Journal of Correctional Education; Sep1993, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p152
Recent estimates reveal that of the 1,000,000 inmates incarcerated in U.S. jails or prisons, fewer than 20 percent receive some form of educational assistance. Such assistance primarily includes a range of services: Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Education Development (GED), Chapter I,...
- Texas Officials Can Withdraw From Inmate Accounts.
Gormsen, Lia // Corrections Compendium; Summer2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p34
The article reports on the decision made by the Supreme Court to allow county officials to withdraw funds from inmate trust accounts in Texas. It states that the decision allows officials to collect back court fees without first notifying the inmate. Michelle Lyons, a spokeswoman of the Texas...
- Judge: Gassing of mentally ill inmates unconstitutional.
Gormsen, Lia // Buffalo Law Journal; 1/19/2009, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p15
The article looks into the objection of U.S. District Court Judge Honorable Timothy Corrigan regarding the application of chemical agents on mentally ill inmates. Corrigan notes that spraying of chemical agents such as pepper spray and tear gas is unconstitutional when mental illness prevents...
- Inmate Health Care and Communicable Diseases.
Gormsen, Lia // Corrections Compendium; Winter2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p13
The article provides information on a survey which examines the budgets spend by the U.S. correctional systems on the health care management of the inmates. Findings reveal that the primary services funded by the institutions include mental health programs, drug treatment and sex offender. They...
- Know When to Hold 'Emï¿½.
Hyman, Paul // CRM Magazine; Aug2011, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p45
The article focuses on the benefits of the integration of the Department of Corrections (DOC) for the State of Illinois of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM business software. It highlights the issue on DOC's operating information technology (IT) which caused the prison to release inmates convicted of...
- In brief.
Hyman, Paul // Public Finance; 4/17/2009, p7
The article offers news brief related to social issue in England. Cabinet secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell comments on the actions of Damian McBride, former No 10 adviser, as a serious breach of Whitehall rules. Prison Officers Association Prison has called for an investigation into prisoners'...
- A Safer and Healthier Tomorrow.
Lucas, Robert // American Jails; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p4
In this article the author discusses the health issue in jails, wherein jail practitioners are faced with the challenge of keeping jails safe and healthy for inmates and staff. He is critical of jails which are too often becoming repositories for the sick and those with communicable disease. He...