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CorrectionsOne - News & Training for Correctional Officers - Our mission is to provide correctional officers with information and resources that enable them to keep their facility a safe and controlled environment.

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A Prisoner's Dictionary - A dictionary of prison slang.
American Community Corrections Institute - ACCI produces cognitive restructuring and lifeskills workbooks for youth and adults in corrections and probation settings.
Automatic Cigarette Lighter - The Automatic Cigarette Lighter was designed for use in maximum-security correctional facilities where access to lighters and matches is prohibited for safety purposes.
Backfire: When Incarceration Increases Crime - Examines the ways in which prison may have inadvertently affected crime rates. By Todd R. Clear, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University.
California's Crowded Prisons - Article and statistics on the problems generated by overcrowding in California Department of Corrections facilities.
Canadian Federal Inmates - Offers assistance, information to Canadian Federal Inmates' and their family members.
Citizens For Effective Justice - A loosely-knit organization of people who want changes made in the way the criminal justice system deals with the problems of crime and prison overcrowding, taking an active role in accomplishing change.
Competitive Corrections Research Project - Aims to explore and evaluate the role of the private sector in corrections. Features news and publications.
Consequences of Mandatory Minimum Prison Terms - A Summary of recent findings (1994) in PDF format from the Federal Judicial Center.
Correctional News - News and ideas related to the design, construction, management, and operation of prisons.
Corrections Drug Testing - Drug testing product information.
David Ferleger - ADA and Prisons - Selected cases on issue of applicability of Americans With Disabilities Act to prisons.
Donna's Doc - Information concerning departments of corrections, private prisons and law enforcement.
Escapes and Disturbances - Media excerpts about prison/jail escapes and disturbances.
Federal Prison - A Survival Guide - Practical advice to ease the uncertainty, depression and pain of family members and the person destined to spend time in a Federal Prison.
Friends and Family of Prisoners - This is a place for anyone who is in some way connected to a prisoner, through friendship, love and/or family ties.
Growing Up Behind Bars: Confinement, Youth Development and Crime - Presents an exploration of the net impact of confinement on youth age 16 and younger and proposes a research plan to examine this issue. By Prof. Carl S. Taylor.
Human Rights Watch: No Escape - Male Rape in U.S. Prisons - Report claiming that state authorities are responsible for widespread prisoner-on-prisoner sexual abuse in U.S. men's prisons. Video clips, prisoner statements, and case histories.
Human Rights Watch: Prison Conditions and the Treatment of Prisoners - Information on prison conditions around the world, international human rights standards applicable to prisoners, and the prison-related activities of the United Nations and other organizations.

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