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Program Manager I - Texas

The incumbent will manage and monitor the daily activities of assigned courts, sections or a division by developing and implementing policies and procedures and short/long range goals and objectives, and evaluating program activities to ensure compliance and internal controls. full job posting


“There’s one in every group!” Part I - Define interruptions during training

by Joe Bouchard

How many times have you seen what promised to be a positive training event turn sour because someone in class had an overriding compulsion to make unnecessary distractions? Despite the knowing eye rolls exchanged by quieter colleagues, the interrupter will not relinquish the floor to the facilitator without difficulty. At training time, this phrase rings particularly true: “There’s one in every group!” full story


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Wheelchair Security Issues

raneill: In our jail facility, we have regular issues with the wheelchairs being used. It seems parts are being removed to make into weapons such as; the brake handles being broken off, the metal supports in the vinyl seat and back portions and other various pieces. I was wondering if there are any recommendations regarding the type, make, model of wheelchairs that are more resistant to inmate damage...
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  • MASCA Annual Conference
    June 7-10, 2009
    Join your professional colleagues in probation, parole, juvenile justice and corrections for an affordable and dynamic training experience. Held in Annapolis, MD
  • NSA Conference
    June 20-25, 2009
    National Sheriffs' Association Conference and Exhibition held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Broward County Convention Center
  • SSCA 40th Annual Conference
    July 19-22, 2009
    Southern States Correctional Association Annual Conference held in New Orleans, LA
  • NABCJ Conference
    July 19-23, 2009
    National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Annual Conference and Training Institute held in Little Rock, AR

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