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Title: MANUAL OF STANDARDS FOR NEW JERSEY ADULT COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
Corporate Author: New Jersey Dept of Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 74
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New Jersey Dept of Corrections
Trenton, NJ 08628
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: THIS MANUAL DEFINES THE MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR THE VARIOUS FUNCTIONS AND OPERATIONS OF COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, REFLECTING THE LATEST THINKING IN THE CORRECTIONAL FIELD.
Abstract: ISSUED IN 1979 BY THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, THIS MANUAL IS INTENDED FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICIALS AT THE COUNTY AND STATE LEVELS, FOR USE AS A STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE AND ADEQUACY OF INMATE SERVICES, IN ORDER TO DETERIMINE SPECIFIC DEFICIENCIES REQUIRING IMPROVEMENT. THE AUTHORITY FOR ESTABLISHING MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IS GIVEN TO THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS BY A NEW JERSEY STATUTE. THE MANUAL COVERS NOT ONLY THE PHYSICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL ASPECTS OF COUNTY JAIL CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITIES, BUT ALSO JAIL OPERATION REGULATIONS, INMATE SERVICES AND PROGRAMS, MISCELLANEOUS INMATE RIGHTS, ACCESS TO THE COURTS, AND, UNDER THE HEADING OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES, A LIST OF STANDARDS FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICES. EVERY ASPECT OF JAIL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IS COVERED, INCLUDING: JAIL DESIGN; SAFETY AND SANITATION; PERSONNEL; TRAINING AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT; FISCAL MANAGEMENT; MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND INMATE RECORDS; CLASSIFICATION; SECURITY; DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES; SEGREGATION; EMERGENCIES; EQUIPMENT INVENTORY AND CONTROL; RECEPTION, ORIENTATION, RELEASE, AND PROPERTY CONTROL; INMATE CLOTHING AND HYGIENIC LIVING CONDITIONS; FOOD SERVICE; MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND HEALTH SERVICE CARE; STATE SERVICES AND PROGRAMS; INMATE WORK PROGRAM; LIBRARY SERVICES; MAIL; VISITS. AN APPENDIX GIVES STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS FOR COUNTY WORK RELEASE PROGRAMS.
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Corrections management; Criminal justice information systems; Inmate discipline; Inmate Programs; Inmate staff relations; Jails; New Jersey; Reference materials; Standards; Volunteer programs
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