Corrections Forum is a trade publication that has been delivered to qualified subscribers for over 17 years. Corrections Forum reaches over 12,000 decision-making managers at all types and levels of correctional facilities; prisons, jails, detention facilities, brigs and lockups. Only qualified correctional upper management personnel at public and private facilities are eligible to receive Corrections Forum.
The US BJS estimates that 1 in every 31 adult residents in the United States are incarcerated, either in prison, jail, or supervised in the community (probation or parole). At present, correctional professionals provide custodial services to over 1.7 million people incarcerated in more than 4000 county/city jails; states and federal prisons across the United States. The total capital and operational expenditures, controlled by correctional management personnel are estimated to be over 55 million dollars annually.
Readership Profile CORRECTIONS FORUM has conducted independent readership studies to determine the demographics of our readership, their purchasing patterns, influences and preferences as well as the impact of advertising and editorial.
The following is a brief summary of the most recent independent research.
Circulation: 12,156 readers, with an
average readership of 62,290 - representing
a pass-along of 5.7 readers
Buying Power — 96% of our readership
make buying decisions for
Decision Makers — 89% of all respondents
to the study have taken
action during the past year as a result
of the advertisements and/or articles
in CORRECTIONS FORUM.
72% referred an ad/article to someone
else by passing along a tearsheet,
photocopy or actual issue.
61% report discussing an ad/article with
someone else in their
47% requested additional information
directly from company. 40% visited
the advertisers web site.
Titles that qualify for a free subscription include; warden, commissioner, corrections
planner, superintendent, director, medical
director, purchasing agent, business manager,
food service director, sheriff, detention administrator, Probation and Parole officer,
security chief, justice architect, corrections
consultant, CERT team leaders/ member,
unit manager and supervisor