Jail management software is designed to simplify data organization at incarceration facilities both large and small. It works to reduce inaccuracies and inconsistencies in the heavily populated punitive system. It can aid in tracking inmate locations throughout multiple facilities, retain individuals’ booking and release dates, centralize access to inmate medical records, organize cell distribution, keep up with incidents, and provide updated information on jail populations. Jail management software is intended for use by jail management officials such as sheriffs, wardens, and other types of administrators. Certain jail management software could integrate with Automated Fingerprint Identification Softwares (AFIS) and paperless document management to further simplify access to information.
To qualify for inclusion in the Jail Management Software category, a product must: