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Correctional facility administration

TECHBeat, April 2018

Date Published
April 2018
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

Cell Phones in Prison

June 2010

Criminals are using cell phones illegally in prisons and jails to conduct their business and intimidate witnesses. Although technology solutions to this problem are available, they can create new challenges, such as legal and implementation issues associated with cell phone use in correctional facilities. Panelists will discuss various aspects to consider from how prisoners use cell phones, to day-to-day and operational aspects, to legal and regulatory concerns.

TECHBeat, June 2017

Date Published
July 2017
Publication Type
Report (Technical), Report (Technical Assistance), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material (Programmed)
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

TECHBeat, January/February 2015

Date Published
January 2015
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Program/Project Description, Issue Overview
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

NIJ FY 15 Research into the Use of Suicide Prevention and Intervention Strategies by Law Enforcement Agencies

Closing Date
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for innovative, rigorous research to identify and characterize the suicide prevention and intervention strategies currently being used by law enforcement agencies in the United States and, potentially, elsewhere. NIJ is particularly interested in understanding the rational e for the adoption of a particular strategy and what evidence may exist regarding its efficacy

TECHBeat, May/June 2014

Date Published
June 2014
Publication Type
Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

TechBeat, March/April 2014

Date Published
March 2014
Publication Type
Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

NIJ FY 11 Performance Management Information Systems for Law Enforcement and Corrections Applications

Closing Date
NIJ is seeking applications for funding to conduct research and evaluation that will lead to the introduction into practice of improved performance management information systems for law enforcement and corrections applications. Applications should address the following topics:Evaluation of the efficacy of performance management information systems (PMIS) currently in use with law enforcement agencies.Research on how the PMIS currently in use might be improved.Research identifying how PMIS used by law enforcement agencies might be adapted to corrections applications.