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NCJ Number: 67552 Find in a Library
Title: WYOMING COMPREHENSIVE CORRECTIONS PLAN - ANALYSIS OF NEW SITES MONOGRAPH NO 9
Author(s): ANONYMOUS
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 27
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: WITH REGARD TO THE WYOMING BOARD OF CHARITIES AND REFORM (BCR) DECISION THAT THE WYOMING STATE PENITENTIARY (WSP) IS NOT SALVAGEABLE, THIS MONOGRAPH ADDRESSES SITES FOR NEW MAXIMUM, CLOSE, AND MEDIUM SECURITY FACILITIES FOR MALES.
Abstract: SEVERAL ISSUES, INCLUDING CONSTITUTIONAL MATTERS AND LAND AVAILABILITY ARE DISCUSSED, AND SITE CRITERIA ARE LISTED. SITES IN THE AREA OF RAWLINS, WY., ARE EVALUATED, WITH A SITE EVALUATION MATRIX, A VICINITY MAP, AND A SECTION MAP ILLUSTRATING THE CHOICES AND THE CONSIDERATIONS AND HOW BOTH RATED IN PERCENTAGES. REASONS FOR THE FINAL SELECTION OF THE SOUTH SITE AREA ARE EXPLAINED AND A MAP GIVES THE POSITION OF THE PROPOSED WSP SITE. TWO MEMORANDA FROM THE BCR CORRECTIONS COORDINATOR PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE SELECTION OF THE PENITENTIARY SITE, WITH REFERENCES TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUE, LAND COMMISSION RESEARCH, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT POSSIBILITIES, SITE SELECTION CRITERIA, AND FURTHER WSP SITE DATA. A LETTER FROM THE BCR EXECUTIVE SECRETARY COMMENTS ON THE LOCATION OF THE PENITENTIARY. AN EXCERPT FROM THE WYOMING CONSTITUTION SHOWS REQUIREMENTS REGARDING CONSTRUCTION, SUPERVISION, PERMANENT SUPERVISION, AND IRRIGATION AND WATER RIGHTS. FINALLY THE NAMES OF THE RAWLINS-CARBON COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS, THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE MAYOR, THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, AND THE COUNTY CLERK ARE LISTED.
Index Term(s): Correctional planning; Prison construction; State correctional facilities; State laws; Wyoming
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