Prison staff feel effects of 'horrendous overcrowding'
- Job Bank. // Corrections Today;Oct2007, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p26
The article announces that the Champaign County, Illinois, Sheriff's Office is looking for a jail administrator responsible for all functions of two county jails including prisoner/staff safety, administration of mental health and medical services, numerous programs, prisoner transports and food...
- PERSONNEL: YOUR MOST IMPORTANT RESOURCE. Braxton-Mintz, Robbye; Pinson, Mike // Corrections Today;Oct2000, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p96
Provides information on the employees that serve as the most important resources of a jail. First-line supervisors and line staff; Counselors and contract staff; Administrative staff.
- Finding Her Place. Buisch, Michele D. // Corrections Today;Dec2001, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p16
Profiles Elaine White, division commander of the Orient Road Jail in Florida. Experiences during childhood; Educational background; Goal in creating a fund raising committee.
- Meet your Certified Jail Manager. // American Jails;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p74
Profiles Tom Bay, the captain of the Detention Services Section at the Arapahoe County Detention Center in Centennial, Colorado. Career in detention services; Academic and career achievements; Job responsibilities.
- Meet Certified Jail Manager Vincent Wasilewski, CJM. // American Jails;May/Jun2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p86
The article profiles Vincent Wasilewski, assistant chief custody deputy for the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office in Syracuse, New York. It provides information pertaining to Wasilewski's family and career. The article reports on the consulting services provided by Wasilewski for the American...
- The Detention Officer -- A Life Changing Example. // Sheriff;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p40
The author shares his experience as a detention officer at the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) in Oklahoma. He was assigned to the county jail's 8th and 9th floor and his duties included overseeing the needs of the inmates, maintaining security and protecting the citizens from escapes....
- Staffing' Analysis: Participation and Profiling". Miller, Rod; Wetzel, John // American Jails;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p81
The article presents the second in a series of articles about jail staffing in the U.S., specifically profiling the jail setting, based on methods developed by the National Institute of Corrections. The first task is to collect jail inmate population data, operational philosophy information and...
- Communicating With Grace. Perez, Raymond M. // American Jails;May/Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p90
The article offers information on the principles in communication that will assist a correctional professional well. It notes the principle in Proverbs 15:1 that a gentle and soft words diffuse tension indicating that correctional professional must be in control of the way he or she responds. It...
- WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE DONE? Strange, Adelaide // Saturday Evening Post;10/21/1950, Vol. 223 Issue 17, p122
Focuses on the actions taken by a warden of an island prison to keep guards from doing unnecessary shooting. Complete report that should be made by a prison guard for shooting.