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I just finished combat training. The class was an 8 hour class, and as the instructor said, if you don’t practice, you loose it. I had a black belt in Tae Kwan Do, but that was in 90s. I was also a bit younger. So I will take my 8 hours of training and what knowledge I have, and hope it is enough until I can learn more. He was pointing out that as a prison guard, if a guard got into trouble, he might have to hold his own for up to 3 minutes. I work in a small town and at nights, many times we have one deputy on and maybe one city police officer...
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Our May 2017 topic looks at education and training. We know we are in a career where annual training and re-certifications occur. At the same time, we have to make a conscientious effort in determining if we want to pursue additional education and training. Now you may ask yourself, why should I do this. Simple answer is to build upon your knowledge base and improve your skill sets. Or, you did not attend college and want to earn college credits; work toward completing a college degree; improve upon some skills and interests; personal reasons; meeting requirements for promotion, and other reasons...
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Also this week:
Supervises and counsels all assigned probationers, parolees and other designated clientele. Interviews client to gather information. Maintains dialogue with client. Investigates and verifies information. Advises client of legal rights. Formulates, develops and monitors plan of supervision for client. Acts as liaison between client and legal and enforcement authorities. Makes contacts, referrals and arrangements for client's housing, employment, education, etc...
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