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Wednesday | May 23, 2012
Riot at the Adams County Corretional Center in Mississippi>>what's your opinion?
The Dating Game – Part IIBy Ruby J. Joyner LMSW, CJM
Officers entering the field of corrections are usually in it for the long haul. However, more often than we care to think about, officers find themselves disciplined and or terminated for staff/inmate violations. The intent of Part I was to shed some light on the subtleties that occur between an officer and an inmate that often lead to the blurring of professional boundaries, policy violations, disciplinary sanctions, up to and including termination, and/or criminal prosecution. As mentioned in Part I, Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall begins his address to each new cadet class with this sentiment: “around here, we don’t date inmates.” Part I hopefully painted a picture for you of what ‘dating inmates’ could look like. In this article, the focus will be upon what more can be done to arm officers with the tools they need to avoid this pitfall. Although not an exhaustive list, this article will focus on three tools:... full story
Also this week:
WARDEN – Idaho Department of Correction - Idaho State Correctional Institution (ISCI)
This position manages the operations of the Idaho State Correctional Institution (ISCI). It is the department's oldest and largest state-run facility and has an operating capacity of 1600+ offenders. It is the primary facility for long-term male, medium-custody offenders.
quote of the week
"Freedom to be your best is nothing unless you're willing to do your best."