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Manual for the Guidance of Inmates: 2012 Edition

This is a very good example of an inmate handbook that your agency can find ideas from for creating or revamping your own. Sections cover: getting startedquarantine, classification, and restitution; settling incounts, inmate appearance, opportunities, living areas, communication with staff, problem solving steps, personal and state property, procedures and rules (guidelines), disciplinary days (good contact time), and Investigations Bureau; services and privileges; available programsprogressive empowerment, educational, vocational training, recreation, sexual offender treatment, and the Family Connections Center; and parolescheduling, waiver, Notice of Hearing, commencement of parole hearing, witnesses, conclusion of the hearing, reconsideration hearings, criteria for granting and denying parole, and reasons for denial. Appendixes provide: ruleslists of offenses and maximum punishments; copies of forms used during imprisonment; and authorized property list for inmates. Also included is a glossary of terms. [read the full story here]

National Institute of Corrections, Thursday, May 16, 2013
Tags: Correctional Policy & Decision-Making, Federal


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