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Publications

Jails in Indian Country
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual

Addressing Responsivity Issues with Criminal Justice-Involved Native Americans
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, September 2014

Program Performance Report: Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands (CSCATL), April 2012-March 2013
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2014

BJA Strategies to Support Tribal Reentry
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, April 2014

Going Beyond Compliance Monitoring for Drug and Alcohol-Involved Tribal Probationers
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, February 2014

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
PDF (Instructor Manual) PDF (Participant Manual) PDF (Presentation Slides)
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, January 2014

Considerations for Developing a Program of Reentry in Tribal Communities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2013

Risk-Needs Responsivity: Turning Principles into Practice for Tribal Probation Personnel
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, August 2013

Program Performance Report: American and Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2012

Program Performance Report: Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands: October 2011-March 2012
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2012

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: A Policy Development Guide
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2011

Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems
U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of the Interior, August 2011

Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Selected Findings: Jails in Indian Country, 2009
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Desktop Guide for Tribal Probation Personnel: The Screening and Assessment Process
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, May 2011

Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Fact Sheet
Bureau of Justice Assistance, Winter 2009

American Indian Suicides in Jail: Can Risk Screening Be Culturally Sensitive?
National Institute of Justice, June 2005

Project Guide: Adult Correctional Facility Design Resources (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Best Practices—In-Custody Programs for Juveniles and Adults (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Juvenile Facility Design (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections, 2005

Project Guide: The NEPA Land Use Process for Proposed Development of Correctional Facilities in Indian Country (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Population Profiles, Population Projections and Bed Needs Projections (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Site Selection (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Tribal Justice System Assessment (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2004

Assessing Suicide and Risk Behaviors in an Incarcerated American Indian Population: Investigating Culturally Sensitive Risk Assessment Instruments and Procedures in a Border Jail, Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2003

Resources for Indian Country Jails: Selected Bibliography from the NIC Information Center Collection
National Institute of Corrections, February 2002

Related Resources

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS): Indian Country Justice Statistics 
The Indian Country Justice Statistics page provides access to BJS and other data related to Tribal justice matters.

National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
NIC is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons that provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies. Through cooperative agreements, NIC awards funds to support its program initiatives and also provides leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners as well as public policymakers.

National Reentry Resource Center
Administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry.

Tribal Justice and Safety
The Department of Justice’s Tribal Justice and Safety Web site serves as a one-stop shop for tribal communities, developed to provide a user-friendly, updated and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities to help further improve public safety.

Tribal Law & Order Resource Center
This Web site will share information about and facilitate communication on implementation of Tribal Law and Order Act, signed into law on July 29, 2010.

Grant Programs

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Program
Resources through this program may be used to help tribes construct and/or renovate correctional facilities on tribal lands used for the incarceration of offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction. View an Overview of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Grants, which includes grant award amounts, project descriptions, and site photographs.

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
CTAS is administered by DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance efforts to prevent and control delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes.

Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
OJP provides federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. Contained on the OJP Funding Resource Center site is information about open solicitations, resources for applicants and grantees, grant procedures and requirements, links to State Administering Agencies, and additional grant-related resources.

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