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NCJ Number: 51444 Find in a Library
Title: CONNECTICUT - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION - ANNUAL REPORT, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Connecticut Dept of Correction
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Connecticut Dept of Correction
Wethersfield, CT 06109
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ACTIVITIES OF THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTAL UNITS ARE REPORTED: INSTITUTIONAL SERVICES, EVALUATION AND INSPECTION SERVICES, COMMUNITY SERVICES, AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT.
Abstract: HEALTH SERVICES, DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT SERVICES, CORRECTIONAL EDUCATION, AND CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES ARE DISCUSSED IN THE REPORT ON INSTITUTIONAL SERVICES. INMATE STATISTICS ARE ALSO INCLUDED. THE EVALUATION AND INSPECTION SERVICES UNIT WAS CREATED IN 1975 TO PROVIDE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUALS APPLYING FOR WORK AND EDUCATIONAL RELEASE, AS WELL AS FURLOUGHS. BESIDES COMMUNITY RELEASE SCREENING, THIS UNIT HAS ALSO BEEN GIVEN RESPONSIBILITY FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION, PROGRAM EVALUATION, AND THE OPERATION OF A RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SYSTEM. ACTIVITIES OF EACH OF THESE OPERATIONS DURING THE YEAR ARE REPORTED. STATISTICS ON THE NUMBER OF FURLOUGHS GIVEN FROM 1970 - 1977 ARE PROVIDED. THE COMMUNITY SERVICES UNIT OPERATES TO ENCOMPASS ALL OF PAROLE, INCLUDING INTERSTATE COMPACT CASES AND THE COORDINATION OF COMMUNITY SOURCES OF ASSISTANCE FOR RELEASED OFFENDERS. IT IS REPORTED THAT MULTISERVICE CENTERS FOR RELEASEES WERE OPENED DURING THE YEAR IN BRIDGEPORT, NEW HAVEN, AND HARTFORD, CONN. FUNDS WERE SECURED DURING THE YEAR TO SUPPORT AN EVALUATION UNIT FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES, AND TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES. REPORTS ARE PRESENTED ON VOLUNTEER SERVICES AND PROJECT FIRE--A COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAM FUNCTIONING IN 6 URBAN AREAS TO ASSIST RELEASEES WITH NARCOTIC AND ALCOHOL HISTORIES TO READJUST TO THE COMMUNITY. THE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT UNIT SERVES THE INSTITUTIONS AND OTHER FUNCTIONAL UNITS OF THE SYSTEM IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO MEET VARIOUS DETERMINED NEEDS. A PROGRAM OF STAFF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IS REPORTED AS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT DURING THE YEAR. PROGRESS IS ALSO REPORTED ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL PRISON INDUSTRIES PROGRAM KNOWN AS PLAN (PROGRAM FOR LONG-RANGE ACTION NARRATIVE). A REPORT ON LIBRARY SERVICES IS ALSO PRESENTED. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Connecticut; Corrections annual reports
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