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NCJ Number: 127786 Find in a Library
Title: Major Issues in Juvenile Detention: How to Plan and Build a Detention Center
Corporate Author: Rosser, White, Hobbs, Davidson, McClellan and Kelly
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Reno, NV 89507
National Juvenile Detention Assoc
Richmond, KY 40475
Rosser, White, Hobbs, Davidson, McClellan and Kelly
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: An experienced team of justice planners, architects, and engineers is required to effectively plan and design juvenile detention and sentenced facilities. The planning process incorporates various phases of information gathering and consensus building among the team, while the design phase represents the implementation of the plan.
Abstract: The first phase of a typical facility feasibility study consists of data collection and analysis including facility analysis, juvenile justice system survey, service inventory, population profiles, admissions/utilization analysis, classification analysis and preliminary system design, and juvenile justice system population projections. Phase II, the master space programming, considers space program and functional requirements, and staffing requirements. The design of a secure detention facility depends on consensus of the design team throughout the process. Three issues in design that are particularly relevant in juvenile detention are highlighted in this presentation: escapes, fire and emergency conditions, and suicide. The services provided by Rosser White, a company of criminal justice technologists, focus on planning, architecture, and engineering, and are outlined in this report. 1 figure
Main Term(s): Correctional Facility interior design; Juvenile detention
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Prison construction
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