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    PREA 101 Webinar Series

    The PREA 101 Webinar Series focuses on the U.S Department of Justice’s National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape, released on May 17, 2012. Each webinar will provide a presentation on standards readiness and blueprints for moving forward in the various correctional settings including adult prisons, jails and lock-ups, community corrections and juvenile agencies. The goal of the series is to: (1) assist agencies in triaging their response to the standards; (2) share information...
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    NIC Review Leads to Changes in State Prison System

    In a release on Oct. 25th to the South Dakota Department of Corrections Commission, the state announced plans to adopt all 15 of the recommendations made from a National Institute of Corrections (NIC) review of the state penitentiary. This review was the result of an investigation into the homicide of Senior Correctional Officer Ronald “RJ” Johnson during a escape attempt by two inmates from the penitentiary in April, 2011. The NIC report was produced after conducting staff interviews...
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