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December 2012 - National Jail Exchange

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    What to do About PREA

    By Connie Clem, Principal of Clem Information Strategies In late summer 2013, correctional agencies will experience the first audits on their compliance with the new Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards released by the U.S. Attorney General in August 2012. The PREA Standards are intended to provide guidance to correctional agencies for managing facilities that are safer and free from sexual coercion and harassment. Over the upcoming 3 years, each adult correctional facility and each residential...
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    NIC’s Frontline Learning Center Extends e-Learning to Correctional Line Staff

    By Scott Weygandt, Management and Program Analyst, National Corrections Academy, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections, Aurora, Colorado In this article, NIC Management and Program Analyst Scott Weygandt describes NIC's Frontline Learning Center , which was launched in 2012. Frontline is a free, online learning resource for front-line/first-line staff, such as correctional officers, detention officers, probation and parole officers, re-entry specialists, and correctional...
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