Managing Risk in Jails

Source: Mark D. Martin, Claire Lee Reiss, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections, NIC Accession Number 022666, April 2008

From the summary:
“This manual will help jails both to understand risk and its implication for jails and to develop a formal, effective risk management program that uses all of the jail’s basic resources (i.e., human, financial, property, partners, and reputation” (p. v). Chapters following an introduction are: understanding risk and its implications for jails; jail risk management issues and strategies; developing a risk management program; and organizational investments for managing risk. Appendixes provide recommended resources, worksheets (Risk Register, Risk Control Implementation Schedule, and Risk Control Action Plan), and evaluating financing options.
See also:
National Institute of Corrections – Corrections Library

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