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February 2015 - NIC News & Updates

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    National Institute of Corrections Announces Jim Cosby as New NIC Director

    WASHINGTON—The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has announced that its Community Corrections Division chief, Jim Cosby, has been selected as the new director of NIC, effective February 22, 2015. Appointed by United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., Cosby succeeds Acting Director Robert M. Brown, Jr., who has returned to service as NIC’s Senior Deputy Director. On the occasion of Jim’s appointment as Director of NIC, Bureau of Prisons Director Charles E. Samuels...
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    Mark Your Calender: AJFO Conference

    The 16th Bi-Annual Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders (AJFO) conference will be held October 13-15, 2015. The conference is entitled “Justice Involved Women and Girls: New Paths to Resiliency” and will be located in Hartford, Connecticut at the Marriott Downtown. For future announcements visit: www.ajfo.org www.facebook.com/AJFOConnecticut www.womensconsortium.org Download flyer This announcement is available at NIC's Gender-Responsive News for Women and Girls . Feel free to forward...
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    TEDx Event: Does Gender Matter?

    The Washington State Department of Corrections is hosting a TEDx event at its Washington Corrections Center for Women , located in Gig Harbor, Washington. TED is a nonprofit devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. It began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics – from science to business to global issues – in more than 100 languages. TEDx is an independently...
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    Updated – Corrections Statistics by State!

    Looking for the latest statistics for your state’s crime or incarceration rate? See NIC’s Corrections Statistics by State . In addition to an interactive map to select the state of your choice, you can view the state statistics in a table format and easily compare your state with others. Jails, prisons, and community corrections data are included for each state. State statistics are provided for: Violent Crime Rate Property Crime Rate Incarceration Rate Number of Probationers Number of...
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