You’re Watching Out for the Inmates … Who’s Watching Out for You?

By |2020-06-12T14:36:00+00:00January 25th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

In our ongoing conversations with jail staff and leadership across the country, we’ve compiled a list of the top skills COs can build to stay in control and injury-free.

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It’s Time to Talk About Officers’ Mental Health

By |2020-06-12T14:40:16+00:00January 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

Mental health concerns among correctional officers are very real, and they’re not going away. It’s time to start talking about it.

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Women in Jail: Gender Awareness Matters

By |2020-06-12T14:43:07+00:00January 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

Decades of research shows that women typically have different motivations for criminal behavior than men, and they respond differently to treatment.

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Feet hit pavement. Now what?

By |2020-06-12T14:44:00+00:00January 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Custody, Recidivism Reduction, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Over the past three decades, we’ve seen hundreds of different takes on discharge/release/reentry planning, and we’ve learned that success really comes down to a few key factors.

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Validation and risk and data … oh, my! Corrections Trends for 2020

By |2020-06-12T14:46:17+00:00January 5th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Customers asked questions that shed light on the current state of corrections and the trends that are starting to trickle down to agencies of all sizes. Check out our Top 3.

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Rethinking Custody Management: It’s Time for a Revolution

By |2020-06-17T13:17:38+00:00December 2nd, 2019|All, Blog, Custody, Custody Management|

Your custody management system should cut through chaos, not add to it. That’s why we recently launched a new way of working: Northpointe Suite Custody Management.

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Why didn’t you know?

By |2020-06-12T14:48:52+00:00November 16th, 2019|All, Behavioral Health, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

When you screen inmates at intake, you know right away what treatments, housing, and programming will be most effective for each individual, and you can make decisions that appropriately allocate resources and keep everyone safe.

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Mental Health: A challenge beyond our reach?

By |2020-06-17T13:18:25+00:00October 26th, 2019|All, Behavioral Health, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

Placement in restrictive housing is often an attempt to protect inmates, but it can have the opposite effect, particularly for those who suffer from mental illness.

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Suicide Prevention Starts at Intake

By |2020-06-17T13:23:12+00:00October 7th, 2019|All, Behavioral Health, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management|

While there is no validated intake screener available today, experts agree that there are eight key factors that should be included in an effective suicide screening at intake.

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Are you protecting your most vulnerable inmates?

By |2020-06-17T13:25:11+00:00September 13th, 2019|All, Behavioral Health, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Risk & Needs Assessments|

We can use assessment tools not only to appropriately place inmates with mental illnesses, but also those around them.

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