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Chap10-ManagementofPrisons - Chapter 10 The Management of...

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Chapter 10 The Management of Prisons
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Introduction Prisons are complex organizations, based on a tenuous relationship of greatly outnumbered staff controlling potentially violent & dangerous inmates They must provide all services necessary for their operation in a cost-effective manner & endeavor to change inmates’ future behavior through the provision of treatment programs
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The Organization of Prisons 1,364 prisons, with a rated capacity of 1,185,488 inmates, operating at 105.7% Largest systems: Federal (179,210), TX (169,110), CA (116,053), FL (84,733), NY (64,596), MI (48,591)
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The Organization of Prisons http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/About_CDCR/docs/CDCR_OrgChart_9_16_09.pdf
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Prison Staff Organization Custody h Correctional services - all the security activities within a prison Treatment h Education & vocational training, recreation, mental health, religious services, & substance abuse or recovery services Services h Staff or facility issues (budget & finance, maintenance, HR) h Services to inmates (food, health services, work programs, commissary, laundry)
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