NEW economy & stimulusWe’re 3/4 of the way through reading the stimulus package. So we want to hear from anyone else who’s reading it too. Or anyone who refuses to read it but still has an opinion to offer. Your peers want to know. How is the economy impacting you and/or your agency? What solutions are you finding that may help others? Do you think the stimulus package will impact corrections? Email us or say it on the new economy & stimulus forum.
Cowboys, John Wayne and Dodge City" I want to tell you rookies something straight up. If you make my job harder than it already is behind these walls, the inmates will be the least of your problems. It'll be me and the other officers you have to deal with. This isn't cowboys and Indians, and you ain't John Wayne."
That's how I open my welcoming address to corrections trainees. Not too subtle, not real smooth, a bit aggressive - but nonetheless right on point. full story
HDR Architecture promotes Goodale
Architectural, engineering and consulting firm, HDR Architecture, has named Jeffrey Goodale to be its senior vice president. full story
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Our department found this article to be extremely helpful and relevant as we try to address recidivism strategies of our own. CG, New York more comments
- NABCJ's Presidential Citation for Corporate Support Awarded to Keefe Group President
- Digital Solutions/Inmate Telephone, Inc. Releases Third Quarter Update
- CDCR Completes Deployment of ATG's Trust Fund & Commissary Systems
- Experience the Riot @ The Mock Prison Riot
May 3-6, 2009
The National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs and the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation host the Mock Prison Riot on the grounds of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia.
- Women in Criminal Justice Conference
April 14-19, 2009
The conference is for women at all levels working in all aspects of the criminal justice field.
- American Jail Association 28th Annual Training Conference and Jail Expo
April 26-30, 2009
The Louisville Metro Department of Corrections and the Kentucky Jailer's Association are proud to be the co-hosts for this year's conference in in Louisville, Ky.
- Desert Waters Correctional Outreach Staff Wellness through Positive Leadership Conference
May 7-8, 2009
This conference will provide criminal justice professionals with evidence-based strategies that boost staff wellness, morale and performance
quote of the week
"Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." - Gertrude Stein (1874 - 1946) American writer and poet