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NCJ Number: 52295 Find in a Library
Title: PHILADELPHIA PRISONS - ANNUAL REPORT, FISCAL YEAR 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Philadelphia Dept of Public Welfare
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 40
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Philadelphia Dept of Public Welfare
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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: THE ACTIVITIES AND EXPENSES OF DIVISIONS WITHIN THE PHILADELPHIA, PA., PRISONS, I.E. THE HOLMESBURG PRISON, THE HOUSE OF CORRECTIONS, AND THE DETENTION CENTER, ARE REPORTED ON FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1978.
Abstract: INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON MATERIALS PURCHASED DURING THE YEAR BY THE THREE INSTITUTIONS AND ON THE PRODUCTION RATES OF THEIR PRISON INDUSTRIES INCLUDING THE GARMENT AND FABRIC SHOPS, THE PRINT SHOP, AND THE CARPENTER SHOP. THE PERSONNEL DIVISION REPORT DISCUSSES NEW APPOINTMENTS AND RECRUITMENT, NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES AND WAGES, AND PERSONNEL PROGRAMS AND TRAINING. A SECTION ON INMATE SERVICES REPORTS ON SOCIAL SERVICES, THE ADDICTIVE DISEASE TREATMENT PROGRAM, THE EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE, TRAINING AND DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAMS, WORK RELEASE ACTIVITIES, AND VOLUNTEER SERVICES. THE ACTIVITIES OF THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT UNIT ARE DESCRIBED FOCUSING ON FOUR INTERRELATED AREAS: (1) GRANT PREPARATION AND MANAGEMENT, (2) PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, (3) EVALUATION AND MONITORING PROGRAMS, AND (4) ADMINISTRATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE. THE FINAL SECTION REVIEWS PRISON POPULATION MOVEMENT AND TRENDS FOR THE THREE INSTITUTIONS. STATISTICAL DATA ON PRISON OPERATING COSTS, POPULATION SIZE, MOVEMENT, AND CHARACTERISTICS, AND STATUS OF DETAINED PERSONS ARE PROVIDED IN THE APPENDIXES. (DAG)
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Pennsylvania
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