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- Corrections officers and security guards. Scott, Katherine // Career World;Sep97, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on the role of corrections officers and security guards in their career. Reference to responsibilities security guards have; Information on corrections officers; Comments from Michelle Wood, a sergeant at a prison facility in Washington, D.C.
- Great expectations of first line supervision. Billy, Gerry D. // Corrections Today;Dec96, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p82
Offers a look at first line supervision in jails at the United States. Responsibilities of first line supervisors; Commentary about the professional correctional management of the times taken from the Report on Corrections; What first line supervisors must do to ensure that they achieve their...
- Living with the dangers of a corrections career. Kirkpatrick, Suzanne // Corrections Today;Dec96, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p128
Opinion. Details how a correctional officer feared for her husband's safety who is also a correctional officer during one incident at a jail. Dangers of being a correctional employee; Her view on the being a correctional personnel.
- Opportunity, Commitment and Achievement. Klug, Elizabeth // Corrections Today;Dec2000, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p30
Provides information on the Oklahoma Correctional Association (OCA) for corrections professionals. Services offered by OCA to members; Mission statement of OCA; Organizational structure.
- Who needs civil service? Walters, Jonathan // Governing;Aug97, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p17
Presents information on two Georgia correctional officers who were caught using cocaine in 1997. Penalties imposed on the officers; Reasons for the dismissal of one officer and not the other; Details on the terms of the laws within the civil service of all Georgia employees hired after July 1,...
- WCA promotes professional development among its members. Zitzer, Susan // Corrections Today;Apr95, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p184
Focuses on the Wisconsin Correctional Association (WCA). Historical information; Employees of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections as majority of WCA's members; Release of a quarterly newsletter called `Insight'; Sponsorship of social activities; Training sessions offered to members;...
- Ensuring officer safety. Blakely, Curtis R. // Corrections Today;Oct96, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p116
Presents the items that can have a dramatic effect on the protection of officers in a correctional facility. Cuff positioning; Visibility; Communication; Preparation for scenarios that can arise; Properly secured equipment; Vigilance.
- Uniting officers as professionals. Ogburn, Kevin R. // Corrections Today;Jun94, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p111
Highlights the International Association of Correctional Office's (IACO) goal which is to promote professional development of correctional officers in the United States and the world. Founding of IACO; Support in various training organizations.
- Know Your Neighbors. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);6/20/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 25, p1
The article presents information on the resident of Whitney, Texas Don Moore who is a correctional officer at the Sheriff's Office of Hill County.