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opinions on self defense in corrections

>>what's your opinion?

Great topic here. Self defence in critical for officer safety. We all need to be able to protect each other. When needed, I have no issues using empty hand controls, OC Spray or Taser to win. We must always win in any situation. Many staff don’t employ the techniques. They don’t like physical force. I for one, love it... full thread


The Importance of Cross-Gender Supervision

Anthony Gangi
There are obvious arguments against cross-gender supervision that remain rather primitive and deal directly with older methods of jailing with no regards for rehabilitation. These older methods relate to the old-fashion turn key style of lock up, where no effort is made to prevent recidivism and interactions with the inmate population was extremely limited. Being that corrections have evolved and more effort is now being geared towards rehabilitation, correctional officers are now being force to interact with the inmate population in a more productive and detailed manner... .. full story

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