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NCJ Number: 42223 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: INSTEAD OF JAIL -- PRE- AND POST-TRIAL ALTERNATIVES TO JAIL INCARCERATION, V 1 - ISSUES AND PROGRAMS IN BRIEF
Author(s): W G QUIJANO; G KEMP; N HARLOW; K HOFFMAN
Corporate Author: University City Science Ctr
United States of America
Project Director: J J GALVIN
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 72
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
University City Science Ctr
Washington, DC 20005
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-N1-99-0006
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS FIRST VOLUME IN A SERIES OF FIVE BROADLY SUMMARIZES THE AMERICAN JUSTICE INSTITUTE'S ALTERNATIVES TO JAIL INCARCERATION PROJECT, WHICH ATTEMPTED TO IDENTIFY PROMISING ALTERNATIVES TO PRE-AND POST-TRIAL DETENTION.
Abstract: THE STUDY SOUGHT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION, INITIATION, OPERATION, AND EVALUATION OF THE ALTERNATIVES IDENTIFIED. DELINEATED BRIEFLY ARE: THE REASONS FOR REDUCING THE USE OF JAILS; THE PRE- AND POST-TRIAL ALTERNATIVES TO JAIL; AND COMPARATIVE COSTS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAMS. IMPLEMENTING CHANGE IS ALSO DISCUSSED, AND COOPERATION AND COORDINATION ARE CALLED FOR BETWEEN ALL COMPONENTS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, COMMUNITY RESOURCE AGENCIES, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. A MODEL CONTAINING THE ELEMENTS OF A DIVERSE PROGRAM OF ALTERNATIVES TO JAIL IS OFFERED AS GENERAL GUIDE FOR EVALUATING PRE- AND POST-TRIAL PRACTICES AND SERVICES IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES. APPENDIXES INCLUDE A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND A SELECTED READING LIST. SEE ALSO VOLUME 2 (NCJ-42224), VOLUME 3 (NCJ-42240), VOLUME 4 (NCJ-42241), AND VOLUME 5 (NCJ-42251).
Index Term(s): Arraignment; Community resources; Detention; Incarceration; Management; Program evaluation; Programs
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