TITLE

Managing Direct Supervision Jails When They Become Overcrowded

AUTHOR(S)
Keenhold, David G.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
American Jails;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on managing overcrowded jails in the U.S. The need for additional beds, telephones, foods services are just part of the problem in an overcrowded detention facility. It is also noted that by providing recreational facilities, visitations and others may contribute against idleness among inmates. However, the author suggests that the most effective way in managing overcrowded inmate population is through direct supervision.
ACCESSION #
31444545

 

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