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Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office Is on the Cutting Edge of Accreditation
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By Denise Oryimage

Jail professionals know that managing the pages of records needed for accreditation audits is time- and space-consuming. In this article, Denise Ory of the Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia details how that agency shifted to a paperless system for compliance tracking. The agency began implementing its new system in January 2011 as a pilot test with the permission of the American Correctional Association. It completed a successful audit in March 2012, and the system is now considered a model for other agencies to consider. Sheriff Mike Winston commended the project team on an outstanding outcome.

The article was originally published in Corrections Today magazine, August/September 2012, and appears here courtesy of the American Correctional Association.

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Posted Thu, Nov 8 2012 10:23 AM by Susan Powell

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