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Hello everyone. This being my first post on here..I’d like to introduce myself. I started my career in corrections 2 months ago at Miami Correctional Facility in Indiana. after 4 years of college and an enlistment into the Army I believe I have found a job I truly love(now. I know your thinking, 2 months? Not enough time to see the negative aspects) however I am certain this is something I want to. make a lifelong career out of. I’m going to be turning to these forums often for advice, tips…etc, anything that I can use to my advantage so thank you all in advance. ... full thread


Starting the New Year On the Right Foot

By William Sturgeon
When was the last time your organization did a comprehensive “Operational Review” of your security policies and procedures? While many organizations conduct paper reviews to satisfy oversight agencies, very few conduct actual “Operational Reviews” to assess “Operational Functionality” of the policies and procedures.

Throughout my career I have conducted numerous “Security Audits”. During many of these audits I found that many organizations had wonderfully written policies and procedures, but they were operationally impractical. ... full story

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