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is the professional membership publication of the American Correctional Association (ACA). Its international readership includes individuals involved in every sector of the corrections and criminal justice fields. The magazine is published six times a year.
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By India Duke
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By Charles Mautz
A tribute to professionalism, dedication and courage: National Correctional Officers and Employees Week 2022
By Kirk Raymond
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ACA Celebrates Another Award-Winning Year
Once again, the American Correctional Association (ACA) has been recognized as an award-winning publisher:
2020: APEX (
Awards for Publication Excellence) excellence in feature writing for "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison" (
, Jan/Feb 2019).
2018: Azbees (American Society of Business Publication Editors) award for excellence in redesign for
2017: Association Media & Publishing Bronze Excel Award for feature article "From Incarcerated Mother to Community Role Model (
, Jan/Feb 2016).
2017: APEX (Awards for Publication Excellence) excellence in feature writing for "Planting Purpose" (
, Nov/Dec 2016).
2016: APEX (Awards for Publication Excellence) excellence in feature writing "ACEs High" (
, Sep/Oct 2015).
2015: APEX excellence in magazine issue for Jan/Feb 2015
2015: APEX excellence in books for
Preventing and Managing Riots and Disturbances: Using the Incident Command System for Corrections
2014: APEX excellence in books for
Cage Your Rage: An Inmate’s Guide to Anger Control, Second Edition
2013: APEX excellence in magazine issue for April/May 2012 Reentry Programs issue of
2013: APEX excellence in books and eBooks for
Pathways for Offender Reentry: An ACA Reader
2012: APEX excellence in books and eBooks for
An ACA Reader: Jails
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Speak Out - Your Opinion Counts
Corrections Today is the perfect space to share your opinions that are relevant to corrections. We invite submissions to the Speak Out column for just this opportunity. Please email your submission as a Word file to
A View From the Line - Tell Us Your Story
We know that there are many components to the day-to-day regimen of a corrections professional. "A View From the Line" is the column for you. We are sure that there are many things that happen in correctional facilities and community corrections that you would like to share with others about the tough, yet rewarding job that you do. We want to know what is happening in your world.
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In addition, ACA has a variety of photographs in its photo archives that are available for purchase. There is a research and handling fee of $25 per photo, in addition to duplication charges. ACA will provide the photo credit that must be listed with the photograph. Please specify if you would like to receive prints or electronic copies of the photos. Prepayment by check or credit card is required.
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