Read Greg’s interview with Josh Carey, Jail Commander in Hamilton County, Indiana, to find out how his team has kept the jail COVID-free.
When (not if) fentanyl makes its way into your jail, what can you do to keep staff and inmates safe? Here are a few ways to start.
As justice practitioners who are in constant contact with vulnerable populations, what can we do to stop human trafficking?
We are highly trained professionals. We face tough choices every day. We do the right thing. And it makes a difference.
The courts may be at the center of the pretrial reform debate, but jails are at the center of the ongoing repercussions of those decisions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We can use assessment tools not only to appropriately place inmates with mental illnesses, but also those around them.