Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the different types of prison facility designs.
  2. List examples of supermax prisons, and identify some constitutional issues that arise with supermax custody.
  3. Describe the impact of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act on prisons.
  4. Discuss the various features that improve the perimeter security of an institution.
  5. Evaluate the strategies used to improve internal security.
  6. Identify and discuss the importance of auxiliary programs inside the prison and their relationship to physical security.
  7. Analyze technological developments in prison security.