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ACA's 2017 Congress of Correction

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Colorado Department of Corrections, U.S. State Department Help Successful United Nations Push to Update Antiquated Standards for Treatment of Prisoners

Jun 1st, 2015 | Author: bethneyj
U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs And Colorado Department of Corrections JOINT MEDIA NOTE Colorado Department of Corrections, U.S. State Department Help Successful United Nations Push to Update Antiquated Standards for Treatment of Prisone...

Second World Congress on Community Corrections

Jan 27th, 2015 | Author: bethneyj
American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) and the International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) would like to share some information regarding the upcoming “Second World Congress on Community Corrections.” The event is co-hosted by the APPA and the ICCA. The 2nd World Congre...

NCS Commissioner-General Shikongo Retires

Feb 13th, 2014 | Author: Eveline January
Commissioner-General (Rtd) Evaristus Shikongo was at the helm of the Namibian Correctional Service for the past 18 years. He retired on the 1 February 2014. He was appointed the Commissioner of Prisons in 1996 by the first President of the Republic of Namibia and Father of the Nation, His Excelle...

Academic Excellence Online

Feb 5th, 2013 | Author: Fraser Bryans
Free Online Seminar: Does punishment reduce criminality? Or are there better alternatives? Join an online seminar with 2012 ICPA Research Award recipient Professor James McGuire, PhD, Professor of Forensic Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, where he will attempt to answer these q...

William Rentzmann Retires

Dec 16th, 2012 | Author: Ed Wozniak
Last month, I attended the first Annual General Meeting of EuroPris in Rome. That organisation, emerging to fit a need for an organisation of practising prison professionals in Europe, is in no small measure the creation of William Rentzmann, Director General of the Danish Prison and Probation Ser...

ICPA is Coming to America!

Nov 16th, 2012 | Author: Cassandra Johnson
THIS IS SURE TO BE AN EVENT YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS! Plan to be a part of a lively exchange of views, experiences, and best practices with corrections professionals from around the world at the ICPA 15th Annual Conference - THINKING OUTSIDE THE CELL: Reducing the use of imprisonment. Antlers...

Even in prisons, technology is changing paradigms

Nov 3rd, 2011 | Author: Eden Estopace
Families with relatives in prison in Singapore can visit their kin more often now. If face-to-face visits are not always possible, "tele-visits" can always be arranged. The Singapore Prison Service website said tele-visits "allows visitors to see and talk to an inmate through television via tele-...

Safe and Humane

Dec 1st, 2010 | Author: Fraser Bryans
Article by Stephen A. Carter(11/24/2010). Source (http://www.correctionalnews.com) Many of my recent articles have chronicled a worldwide decline in prison population. Today, however, I want to present why this current trend is not a universal characteristic. On the wall in one of our confere...

Haiti - Disaster Relief Appeal

Jan 18th, 2010 | Author: Fraser Bryans
The Haitian Prison Authority has been grievously hurt by the earthquake on January 12, 2010. The Civile Penitenitary of Port-au-Prince sustained significant damage resulting in several deaths, exact numbers still unknown. The facility was housing 4,367 prisoners. All surviving prisoners fled. A ...