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ACA’s Core Jail Standards Focus on the Basics
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By Rod Miller, CRS, Inc. and Connie Clem

Looking for more information or accreditation on ACA’s Core Jail Standards? Miller’s article covers several key questions around the development and validation of the Core Jail Standards.  

• What are the Core Jail Standards?

• Why do we need jail standards?

• Why do we need the new Core Jail Standards?

• Who developed the Core Jail Standards?

• What makes a standard “core”?

The article also includes: comparisons of the Core Jail Standards to national and state standards, field testing, how agencies are using the standards, and tools for certification. The conclusion provides support for and access to the Core Jail Standards.

Posted Tue, Dec 27 2011 9:38 AM by Susan Powell
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