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  • COVID-19 testing in Correctional Facilities

    We are looking for information from correctional facilities testing for COVID-19: How many staff members have been tested How many detainees have been tested Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Debbie Boecker on Fri, Apr 10 2020
  • Inmate masturbation

    We are looking for information on how other agencies are addressing issues with male inmates exposing their genitals and/or masturbating in front of female correctional staff: 1) Is this an ongoing issue in your facility? 2) Are inmates only targeting correctional officers, or are they also exhibiting...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Debbie Boecker on Mon, Nov 13 2017
  • Inmate Discipline - Removal of Mattress

    I am interested in finding out if there are any facilities who do or do not use the removal of a mattress during non-regular sleeping hours as a form of discipline. I know of a couple of county detention facilities that exercise this practice and a few others that say it cannot be legally done. I read...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Lt. Mike Beedy on Tue, Jan 14 2014
  • Finger nail clipping

    We are looking for any existing policy or information about finger nail clipping. The issue is the clipping of inmates’ finger nails to include involuntary clipping. In the case at hand the county jail requested the medical staff at the hospital used by the jail to clip the finger nails of an inmate...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Bob Howlett on Thu, Jan 3 2013
  • Inmate/Staff Handbook Request

    The detention center in which I work at is working on implementing a new Inmate Handbook. I was wondering if I could get some examples from other institutions so that I may type up a new handbook and present it to the administration. I have already started on a copy, however I would like to see how other...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by CO Ernest Mallett on Tue, Jul 10 2012
  • Book donations to prisons that have a pre-release program

    I am interested in donating copies of a book that can help individuals with making a successful community reentry. I can make the donations to any/every prison in the United States that has some type of pre-release or retry preparation program. Can anyone offer some suggestions as to any organizations...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Dave Koch on Tue, Jun 22 2010
  • Re: mattress

    Security First STATE OF THE ART window clear covered, correctional mattresses, in service at 600 facilities across America, come with hermetically sealed seams and a three year warranty - 100% workmanship and materials - no proration. MRSA resistant. Meets current local, state, federal and international...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Vinyl Products Mfg;, Inc. on Wed, Feb 3 2010
  • inmate email

    I have a few questions concerning inmates using email in place of letters. There are some states that allow an inmate to use email through a company that a fee is paid ahead of time. I have a few questions: 1. How much did this reduce your letters or other class two mail? 2. How long does the process...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Sam Grisham on Wed, Jan 27 2010
  • Inmates manipulating officers by extending their services and being polite

    I am looking for any info or training material on the above subject, I am a senior Officer of 18 years and see this happening alot . Any info I can aqquire to pass on to correct this would be apprieciated. I looked for some recommended material on the net but could find anything "games cons play'...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by Dave03887 on Thu, Nov 12 2009
  • Need help on a research project regarding inmate's wants and needs in a correctional facility

    Hello, everyone. I am a second year MBA student. Four of my teammates and I are currently doing a student consultant project for a client who is looking into entering the commissary sector. In addition, we are seeking any opportunity that can help facility administrators to better manage and operate...
    Posted to General Topics (Forum) by minimi on Thu, Nov 5 2009
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