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Title: MAINE - COST ANALYSIS OF CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS
Author(s): R C GRIESER
Corporate Author: Institute for Economic and Policy Studies, Inc
Correctional Economics Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 143
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
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: COSTS ARE ESTIMATED FOR MAINE'S COMPLIANCE WITH CORRECTIONS STANDARDS OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR CORRECTIONS.
Abstract: AS A RESULT OF ITS SELF-EVALUATION TO DETERMINE MAINE'S EXISTING DEGREE OF COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS, THE MAINE BUREAU OF CORRECTIONS SHOWED AN OVERALL 52.7 PERCENT COMPLIANCE RATE. THE MAINE STATE PRISON HAD A TOTAL COMPLIANCE RATE OF JUST UNDER 50 PERCENT OF THE STANDARDS, AND THE MAINE CORRECTIONAL CENTER COMPLIED WITH ABOUT 55 PERCENT. MAINE'S TWO INSTITUTIONS COMPLIED WITH 52 PERCENT OF THE 'ESSENTIAL,' '62 PERCENT OF THE 'IMPORTANT,' AND 60 PERCENT OF THE 'DESIRABLE' STANDARDS. SYSTEMWIDE, COMPLIANCE COSTS RANGE FROM $13,765,100 TO $21,857,100; FOR THE MAINE STATE PRISON, THE RANGE IS $12,363,825 TO $20,455,825; AND FOR MAINE CORRECTIONAL CENTER, IT IS ABOUT $1,346,000. CAPITAL EXPENDITURES ACCOUNT FOR THE LARGEST PROPORTION OF THE TOTAL CAPITAL-RELATED EQUIPMENT), BUT NON-CAPITAL COSTS ARE SIGNIFICANT AT ABOUT $1,000,000. ASIDE FROM CAPITAL, THE OTHER COSTS IN ORDER OF SIGNIFICANCE ARE PERSONNEL, ADDITIONAL FUNDS, AND PURCHASE OF SERVICES. THE APPENDIXES PROVIDE DETAILED COST ESTIMATE DATA. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--RCB)
Index Term(s): Correctional reform; Cost analysis; Economic planning; Maine; Standards
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