Security Analysis and Mapping Risks (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 724-733, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Rethinking Security (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 711-723, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Countering Threats to Correctional Institution Security: Identifying Innovation Needs to Address Current and Emerging Concerns
Evaluation of the Chicago Housing Authority's Anti-Drug Initiative: A Model of Comprehensive Crime Prevention in Public Housing
Soft Targets?: A National Survey of the Preparedness of Large Retail Malls to Prevent and Respond to Terrorist Attack After 9/11
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.
How can we prevent reoffending and reduce costs? Research points to a number of solutions. At the Tuesday plenary, Judge Steven Alm from Hawaii will describe his successes with hard-core drug offenders. “Swift and sure” is his motto. West Virginia Cabinet Secretary James W. Spears will discuss the issues from his state's perspective, and Adam Gelb, Director of the Pew Charitable Trust's Public Safety Performance Project, will lend a national overview.