The use of force is one of the leading areas of litigation in corrections. Understanding and articulating the legal requirements is critical in determining whether the force was objectively reasonable (pretrial inmates) or was applied in a good faith effort to maintain and restore order (convicted inmates). This webinar will review the leading Supreme Court decisions in the area of use of force, focusing on the report writing instrument used by both the deputy involved in the force and also as a tool in reviewing the use of force regardless of the inmate’s status.
Can you be a more effective leader, and a better decisionmaker, with readily accessible data? The information challenges presented to agency and facility management, as well as the broader justice and public safety community including pretrial and probation departments, vary greatly but can all be solved through technology.
Join the DXC Eclipse team as they walk through challenge scenarios you may be running into at your agency or correctional facility. Learn how to solve them through the use of data analytics, reporting and business intelligence (BI).
Understanding gendered pathways into the juvenile justice system equips providers with ways to effectively focus on the complex needs, vulnerabilities, trends, and opportunities of each gender's unique experiences. Sexuality and gender identity lenses are equally important to create an environment that elevates lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer/gender nonconforming and transgender youth who identify with female and/or male development, or neither, and varying sexualities, allowing them to be more of who they are.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse is increasing in America. In a 2012 survey, approximately 23.9 million Americans reported using an illicit drug or abusing a prescription medication in the past month.
Learn more about Child Protector, a free application designed to improve the investigative, administrative, and judicial handling of child physical abuse cases, as well as child fatalities, in a manner that reduces trauma to the child and family.
Over the last 20 years, supervision practices in the field of probation have significantly changed in the attempt to assist in positive behavior change in probationers. The field now knows that attempting to catch people doing the “right” thing is as important as holding them accountable for incidents where they are doing the “wrong” things. How does one do this? There are many evidence-based practices to efficiently supervise probationers in order to accomplish both goals.