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Title: NIJ Journal Issue No. 278
Journal: NIJ Journal  Issue:278  Dated:May 2017  Pages:1-60
Series: NIJ Journal
Editor(s): Barry Bratburd
Date Published: May 2017
Page Count: 60
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
Document: HTML|PDF
Type: Instructional Material; Program/Project Description; Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Journal/Magazine
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This issue contains articles that report on the National Institute of Justice‘s (NIJ‘s) policy-relevant research results and initiatives that pertain to corrections.
Abstract: This is the first issue of the NIJ Journal under a new policy of focusing each issue on a single theme that involves research input from a variety of scientific disciplines. The articles in this issue show how research from the social sciences and the physical sciences complement one another to provide evidence-based information and guidance for improving corrections practices and promote institutional safety. The feature articles address NIJ-funded research pertinent to the following correctional issues: the adverse impact of incarceration on dependent children; the identification of at-risk corrections officers; reflections on Colorado’s study of administrative segregation in prison; the role of equipment performance standards in correctional settings; the importance of a holistic safety, health, and wellness research program; the identification of technology needs and innovations in corrections; and harnessing the power of technology in institutional corrections.
Main Term(s): Corrections research
Index Term(s): Correctional Officers; Corrections Equipment; Corrections personnel evaluation; Corrections standards; Corrections Technology; Effects of juvenile imprisonment; Juvenile inmates; Needs assessment; NIJ Resources; Occupational safety and health
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