Public Safety Workforce Blogs

4 Ways COVID-19 is Transforming Court Procedures

Posted by Jackie Belasky

Jul 29, 2020 2:45:00 PM

With social distancing recommendations in place by the CDC during the COVID-19 pandemic, courts must find new ways to conduct proceedings. Technology has played a large role in transforming proceedings, with numerous states seeing success with these new practices. 

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Topics: Criminal Justice, Courts, COVID-19

How to Protect Jail and Prison Populations from COVID-19

Posted by Jackie Belasky

Jul 18, 2020 1:15:00 PM

As organizations nationwide adapt to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, public safety agencies are among those facing additional challenges. This includes jails and prisons, which must implement protocols to keep inmates safe from the life threatening virus. Reducing the spread may be difficult, but there are several ways to prepare and prevent against the illness for the incarcerated and workforce staff within these facilities. 

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Topics: Workforce Management, Corrections, prisons, COVID-19