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June 2010 - NIC News & Updates

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    Inmate Behavior Management Reduces Misconducts and Grievances

    What is Inmate Behavior Management ? Simply put, it is when corrections officers don’t just observe inmates’ behavior, they manage it through the use of rewards, punishments, and sometimes compassion. Early results from an inmate behavior management program in Northampton County’s female unit show that they went from six misconducts in three month to just one. In Texas, a male block has seen about a 46% drop in misconducts and about a 28% drop in grievances. Could inmate behavior...
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