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irish assassin:
Inmates try and test the limits of every new employee so don’t take it personal. They want to see what they can get away with and so on under your watch. Once you get a reputation with the inmates for the way you do things stuff will get easier, this is where the FFC rule really helps. ... full thread


2013 Cases Shaping the Corrections Environment

By Robert Winters, JD, Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Kaplan University
The summer of 2013 saw activity in the courts that produced, or had the potential to produce, significant impacts on corrections in two major areas. The first was overcrowding, with California’s perennial overpopulation problems reaching the U.S. Supreme Court. The second was privatized prison operations.

On August 2 the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant California a stay of an order from the three-judge panel that is overseeing the state’s efforts to reduce overcrowding. ... full story

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  • November – Legal – Roundup/review of cases/legal issues [Please send your articles/stories to editor@corrections.com]

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The Jail Bureau Chief reports to the Pierce County Sheriff and is responsible for 335 FTEs and an annual budget of $49.5 million. The Chief is responsible for all jail operations, including security, health services, education, mail services, classification, property and records.


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