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NCJ Number: 142525 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: National Directory of Corrections Construction: 1993 Supplement
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 363
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Document: PDF
Type: Directory
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended to provide corrections officials with a wide range of options for decisionmaking on corrections construction, this directory describes and designs construction and financing methods, and costs for 148 of the prisons and jails completed and operational since 1985.
Abstract: The directory includes data on facilities serving special inmate populations such as drug offenders and females, as well as complex-use facilities, which are secure areas of facilities with law enforcement or courts components located within the same complex. The listings also include facilities using advanced technology such as closed-circuit television; lists the costs of land acquisitions, equipment and furnishings purchases, and site development; and presents location-specific information on the country's cities, suburbs, and rural communities. The facilities are describes with respect to their construction time, costs for specific components, construction type, dimensions, inmate design capacity, inmate housing areas, construction process, inmate cells, security systems, current staff, and architect's comments. Floor plans and appended background information and annotated lists of related publications
Main Term(s): Correctional facilities; Prison construction
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Corrections; Facility security; Specifications
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