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Again, different insttutions operate differently. In our classification system we use what the NIC calls “Objective Jail Classification”. This is a points based instrument using Objective questions with the option of overides due to different factors. ... full thread


Correctional Disaster Planning: Are You Ready? Part II

By Bruce Kovach, Federal Bureau of Prisons Mission Analyst
In Part 1, I discussed the importance of having a contingency plan in the event of a wide spread disaster affecting the correctional facility and surrounding area. In Part 2, I will talk about a number of areas a disaster contingency plan need to cover. My recommendations are not all inclusive and should be viewed as idea provoking for bolstering a plan already in place or as information for plans in the process of being created.... full story

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  • October – Health & Wellness – Coverage of current health & wellness issues and programs [Please send your articles/stories to editor@corrections.com]

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Chief Deputy of Corrections

TGarland County is seeking qualified applicants for the positions of Chief Deputy of Corrections, Security Director as well as other corrections positions. Garland County is located in Central Arkansas approximately one hour from Little Rock. The County has a population of nearly 100,000 and is an economic hub in the region. The County is rich in recreational and cultural resources. In 2011, Garland County passed a $42 million dollar referendum for the construction of a new jail facility and two separate sales tax initiatives: one for capital and the second for on-going operations.


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" Whenever action is performed by a great man, common men follow in his footsteps, and whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues."
— Bhagavad Gita


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