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Rotating post assignments

>>what's your opinion?

Looking for info on post assignements and how different agencies rotate post assignments.

First a little background. I work for a county jail and we work an 8 hour schedule. We tend to work a different post every day of the week except some specialty assignements that work the same post daily. Our administration is wanting to implement a static post assignment for a 30 days at a time.

Consistancy is always important, but it seems like people could get stagnant always working the same post day in and day out.

So I am asking my peers, what are the pro’s and cons from working static post assignments? ... full thread


A Look at the “New-Generation” Jail

By Adrian Smith

What is meant by describing a new generation jail? How does the new model of managing a jail system differ from the evolution time period of corrections? In this article we will take a look at some of the characteristics of the new generation jail and also look at the aspects of direct and indirect-supervision jails.

According to Siegel and Worrall (2010), to relieve overcrowding and improve effectiveness, a jail-building boom has been underway. Many of the new jails are using modern designs to improve effectiveness; ... full story

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