American Jails: Looking to the Future
American Jails: Looking to the Future is a complete textbook, covering all topics of interest to corrections and criminal justice students studying jails, including history, corrections, politics, suicide, women, cultural diversity, crowding, audits, technology, and much more. The book is based on the Dr. Kerle's extensive knowledge of jails and his personal research in visiting over 700 jails in 48 states. He has served as editor and consultant to the American Jail Association since 1986. Ken Kerle, Ph.D. is the Managing Editor of American Jail Association's magazine, American Jails. He is an experienced Jail Management Consultant, with a noteworthy record of accomplishment in detecting and analyzing management problems in jails, sheriffs' departments, and criminal justice agencies. Comprehensive coverage of the American jail system Based on author research from visits to over 700 jails Highly qualified author who writes with an educated and objective perspective
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