Ten Steps Corrections Directors Can Take to Strengthen Performance

May 21, 2008

Across the country, innovative policy makers and corrections managers are joining forces to improve correctional systems’ performance, transparency and accountability.  As part of its assessment of overall state government performance, the Pew Center on the States’ Government Performance Project and Public Safety Performance Project teamed up to interview a wide cross section of officials from 45 state corrections departments about innovative and effective management practices. This report highlights strategies currently under way that are strengthening prison operations and, ultimately, cutting crime and taming spiraling prison costs.
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