Direct Supervision vs. Linear

By Connor Parks

Are Direct Supervision Jails Safer?

A direct supervision jail is designed with the safety of the inmates in mind, the architecture and the inmate management systems are both redesigned from what a linear jail has to optimize inmate safety and prison efficiency.
Direct supervision jails are more efficient because they move from a manual system to a digital system. Allowing for more efficiency quicker access to information about inmates.

Bibliography

-http://www.govtech.com/magazines/gt/Direct-Supervision-and-Records-Automation.html

-http://nicic.gov/directsupervisionjails