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Library Resources for CJ352

Unit 5 Assignment

Creating Safer Prisons

You have been hired as a consultant for your state corrections system. You are to present to the governor and state corrections personnel a presentation on how to make prisons/ corrections procedures safer.

Create a PowerPoint presentation that includes the following topics:

  • Identify three current technologies within corrections being used in your state.
  • Assess each technology for appropriateness in correctional institutions and suggest ways for improvement. This could be an improvement in the current technologies OR in new technologies.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of each technology.

Use the resources on this page to help you respond to the points of your presentation.

Below are suggested keywords to try on the SEARCH page of this guide and in any of the suggested databases below.

  • technology in corrections
  • technology correctional facilities
  • technology utilization correctional facilities
  • technologies corrections officer

Suggested Library Databases

Finding Journal Articles and other Publications

To search for reputable journal articles, search ProQuest Criminal Justice, a subset of ProQuest Central that focuses just on the law enforcement-related journals provided by ProQuest. This helps focus your research and cuts out publication types unlikely to have good info on this topic like newspapers.