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ILLINOIS JAILS - CHALLENGE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR THE 1970'S

NCJ Number
651
Author(s)
H W MATTICK; R P SWEET
Date Published
1970
Length
376 pages
Annotation
THE CURRENT CONDITION OF ILLINOIS JAILS IS DETAILED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING MINIMUM STATE STANDARDS.
Abstract
THE ADMITTED DEPLORABLE CONDITION OF ILLINOIS JAILS IS DISCUSSED BASED UPON A SURVEY SAMPLE OF ALL BUT THE MOST HIGHLY TRANSIENT AND SMALLEST POLICE LOCK-UPS. THIS COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY COVERS HISTORY, RECORDS, INMATE POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS, PHYSICAL FACILITIES, PRISONER HANDLING, JAIL SECURITY, FOOD SERVICES, MEDICAL CARE AND PRISONER HYGIENE, INMATE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES, AND WORK AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS, OPERATING COSTS, JAIL PERSONNEL AND RECOMMENDATIONS.