This Week's Corrections Connection
Thursday | December 4, 2008
With all of the high-tech answers out there to today's corrections challenges, it can be difficult to see that sometimes the best solution might be the simplest one. This week's story covers an idea used for generations, and it needs little more than love, feeding, walks and a few treats. But, really, who doesn't need that every now and again?
By Ann Coppola
Regarding Notes from the home front
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The Aryan Brotherhood originated in San Quentin prison in 1967. Full story
Preventing your unit from becoming the next Chernobyl
You enter into your unit and walk the tier checking to ensure that your reports are maintaining the area and monitoring activity in the housing unit. Full story
Breaking new ground
Since its opening in 1935, the FBI National Academy has had its share of graduates pass through the halls. Full story
California DOCR completes deployment of ATG system
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has successfully deployed Trust Fund Administration and Commissary Operations applications... More
Keefe Receives AWEC’s Legacy Award
Keefe Group was honored by the Association of Women Executives in Corrections’ (AWEC) Executive Committee as the recipient of the 2008 Legacy Award. More
Federal Bureau of Prisons fully deploys two medical systems in 18 months
In less than 18 months, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) has deployed ATG’s Electronic Medical Records and Pharmacy Administration systems to all 114 Bureau institutions nationwide serving over 165,000 inmates. More
Texas Juvenile Probation Commission Conference
The Texas Juvenile Probation Commission will host "BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: Preventing, Responding, Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Abuse in Juvenile Justice Facilities" from December 10-12, 2008 at the Omni Bayfront Hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Its goal is to provide attendees with the tools, training, and resources to formulate comprehensive and effective protocols for their facility to ensure that incarcerated youth are protected from sexual abuse.
For more information, please visit www.tjpc.state.tx.us
ACA 2009 Winter Conference
Date: 1/9 - 14/09
The Bullet Proof Mind: Mental Preparation for Combat
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty."