As the public focus on police reform slowly begins to include jail reform, here are some questions for your team to consider to ensure you’re ready for whatever comes next.
Training a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) in your jail can lower the risk of recidivism in your community, lessen the cost of mental health care in your facility, and keep both your team and your wards safer.
Successful reintegration into the community starts with you. Here’s what your team can do to make a difference for individuals long after they’ve left your jail.
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.
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.