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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: inmates, health, specialty, receiving, care, number, significant, represent, costs, law, rehabilitation, corrections, department, sentenced, three, california, strikes, small
Number of Pages: 80
ISBN-10: 1437933769
ISBN-13: 9781437933765

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: care, health, lack, clinical, staff, limited, inmates, prisons, bureau, access
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788113127
ISBN-13: 9780788113123

Reviews issues: Are inmates with special medical needs: including women, psychiatric patients,& inmates with chronic medical conditions - receiving the care they need? Does BOP have quality assurance systems in place that detect problems with health care, and is corrective action taken to prevent similar problems? Are BOP physicians and other health care providers qualified to perform the services they are assigned? Is BOP considering the most cost-effective alternatives to meet inmates' rising needs for medical services? 2 charts and tables.

Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: inmate, characteristics, profiles, prisoners, federal, state
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2000-09
ISBN-10: 0756703832
ISBN-13: 9780756703837

Contains profiles of felons incarcerated in Federal & state correctional facilities, using data from the two most recent surveys of inmates in Federal & state correctional facilities. It addresses the following questions: (1) what were the overall profiles -- personal demographics, family background, criminal record, drug history, & treatment participation -- for state & for Federal prison inmates in 1997, & were there any differences between state & Federal inmates or by current offense type, race, & gender?; & (2) in comparing the 1991 & 1997 profiles, were there any changes in the overall p

Author: Elaine M. Howle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: effectively, allow, monitor, manage, operations, data, track, department, corrections, rehabilitation, fails, california
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437922228
ISBN-13: 9781437922226

Correctionsż expenditures increased by 32% in the past 3 years to $10 billion; however, its ability to determine the impact various factors such as overcrowding, the transition of the health care function to a fed. court-appointed receiver, escalating overtime costs, and the presence of aging inmates have on the cost of its operations is limited by a lack of information. Nearly 25% of Californiażs inmate population is incarcerated under the three strikes law, which requires individuals to serve longer terms. This report estimates that the increase in sentence length for inmates incarcerated

Author: Laura M. Maruschak
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prisons, hiv
Number of Pages: 8
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437921248
ISBN-13: 9781437921243

On Dec. 31, 2005, 20,888 State inmates (1.8%) and 1,592 Fed. inmates (1.0%) were infected with HIV or had confirmed AIDS. Half of the HIV/AIDS cases were in the South, nearly a third in the Northeast, and about a tenth in both the Midwest and the West. At year-end 2005, three states ż NY (4,440), FL (3,396), and TX (2,400) ż housed nearly half (49%) of all HIV/AIDS cases in State prisons. At year-end 2005, an estimated 18,953 males (1.8%) and 1,935 females (2.4%) in State prisons were HIV-infected or had confirmed AIDS. The number of cases for both males and females were down from 2004. Amon

Author: Lindsay M. Hayes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prevention, guide, overview, suicide, prison
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 1995-12
ISBN-10: 0788132326
ISBN-13: 9780788132322

Until recently, it has been assumed that suicide, although a problem for jail inmates as they face the initial crisis of incarceration, is not a significant problem for inmates who advance to prison to serve out their sentences. This monograph was produced to fill a critical void in the knowledge base about prison suicide. In addition to a through review of the literature and of national and state standards for prevention, it offers the most recent national data on the incidence and rate of prison suicide, effective prevention programs, and discussion of liability issues. References, appendice

Author: Caroline Wolf Harlow
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: inmates, prison, state, federal, comparing
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 1994-06
ISBN-10: 0788132008
ISBN-13: 9780788132001

The first joint survey of prisoners held in state & federal prisons. Interviews were conducted among inmates housed in 53 federal & 273 state prisons. Samples consist of about 14,000 state prisoners & about 6,600 federal prisoners. They were queried about their social & criminal histories. Represents the single largest collection of information on prisoners ever undertaken in the U.S. Covers: current offense, sentence length, criminal history, drug & alcohol use, weapons, personal & family characteristics, HIV, & activities since admission.
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