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Title: CONNECTICUT - COST ANALYSIS OF CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS
Author(s): G J LEGAZ
Corporate Author: Institute for Economic and Policy Studies, Inc
Correctional Economics Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 169
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Economic and Policy Studies, Inc
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-035-78
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FOR POLICYMAKERS OF LEAA AND CONNECTICUT, COSTS ARE ESTIMATED FOR THE STATE'S COMPLIANCE WITH CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS DEVELOPED BY THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR CORRECTIONS.
Abstract: THE PROCESS FOR DETERMINING COSTS CONSISTED OF THE CATEGORIZATION OF STANDARDS BY MAJOR FUNCTION OR SERVICE AREAS, EXAMINATION OF POTENTIAL COST IMPACTS, DETERMINATION OF DATA SOURCES AND DATA COLLECTION, DETERMINATION OF CURRENT RATES OF COMPLIANCE FOR EACH FACILITY, AND THE APPLICATION OF COST ESTIMATES FOR NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS THROUGH A CASE STUDY OF EACH FACILITY. THE STATE-DESIGNATED COMPLIANCE COST FACTORS OF PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT, NEW AND RENOVATED FACILITIES, AND ADDITIONAL CORRECTIONS FUNDS FOR INSTITUTIONS AMOUNT TO ABOUT $2 MILLION. THE COST ESTIMATE BREAKDOWN IS $1,255,000 FOR PHYSICAL PLANT RENOVATIONS, $342,000 FOR TRAINING AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT, $240,000 FOR RECORDS, $78,000 FOR LIBRARY SERVICES, $51,000 FOR SECURITY AND CONTROL, $24,000 FOR SANITATION, $20,000 FOR RECREATION AND INMATE ACTIVITIES, $18,000 FOR RECREATION AND ORIENTATION, AND $500 FOR SPECIAL MANAGEMENT INMATES. IN ADDITION TO PRESENTING COMPLIANCE COST ESTIMATES BY STANDARD CATEGORIES, COMPLIANCE COSTS FOR EACH ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT ARE INCLUDED. THE APPENDIXES CONTAIN A SUMMARY OF CAPITAL DEFICIENCIES, NONCOMPLIANCE SELF-EVALUATION REPORTS, A DESCRIPTION OF THE STATEWIDE TRAINING PLAN, THE COST OF ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL, AND DESCRIPTIONS OF VARIOUS STANDARD AND COST CATEGORIES. TABULAR DATA ARE INCLUDED, AND NOTES ACCOMPANY EACH CHAPTER. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Connecticut; Correctional planning; Correctional reform; Cost analysis; Economic planning; Estimates; Standards
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