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NCJ Number: 67866 Find in a Library
Title: INSTITUTIONAL ASSAULT REPORT FOR CANON CITY (CO) CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, 1978
Author(s): C S HROMAS
Corporate Author: Canon City Dept of Corrections
Office of Research and Evaluation
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Canon City Dept of Corrections
Canon City, CO 81212
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: MAJOR ASSAULTIVE INCIDENTS OCCURING AT COLORADO'S CANON CITY CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IN 1978 ARE CLASSIFIED BY TYPE AND LOCATION.
Abstract: THE REPORT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE DATA TO ASSIST CORRECTIONAL MANAGERS IN IDENTIFYING BUILDUPS OF 'HOT SPOTS' AT AN INSTITUTION AND TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON TRENDS THAT HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED OVER TIME. THE MAJORITY OF THE ASSAULTS WERE RECORDED IN FOUR HOUSING AREAS OF ONE OF THE FACILITIES AND INVOLVED INMATES ASSAULTING INMATES. DURING 2 YEARS, THE LARGEST NUMBER OF INMATE ASSAULTS ON INMATES OCCURRED IN JULY AND SEPTEMBER. THE NUMBER OF ASSAULTS ON GUARDS EXCEEDED THOSE ON INMATES IN DECEMBER 1978. A GRAPH AND TABLES ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Colorado; Correctional facilities; Corrections internal security; Inmate personal security; Inmate staff relations
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