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*******PUBLICATION ADVISORY*******

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RELEASES TOOLKIT ON RECRUITING, RETAINING,
AND DEVELOPING THE 21ST CENTURY JAIL WORKFORCE

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs today announced a new toolkit for improving employee recruitment, retention, and succession planning and leadership development for the criminal justice community. This toolkit is based on current research in the field as well as input from some 2,106 line staff and 569 administrators responding to the first National Jail Workforce Survey.

 

TITLE:

  "The Future is Now: Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing the 21st Century Jail Workforce"

AUTHORS:

  Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs
  U.S. Department of Justice

WHERE:

  http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/pdf/CIPP_JailWorkforce.pdf

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The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has seven components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; the Community Capacity Development Office, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.