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While there is no 'silver bullet' to prepare for the possibility of a hostage situation, the answer is and always has been basically two fold. First there is the question of vigilance. With all security oriented activities, the constancy of vigilance in relationship to performance of duties and observation of events and potential ramifications are key. It is of course difficult to maintain alert vigilance on a day to day basis year in and year out...
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Our topic this month is Women in Corrections. Corrections, similar to other careers, faces a dilemma hiring qualified applicants, with turnover, and some resource concerns. Many correctional agencies have taken a proactive approach in hiring females. These agencies recognize the skill sets and attributes many females possess and bring to the workplace. These are certainly not limited to the following; ‘collaboration, communication, skills with people, empathy, nurturing, and patient.’ There are many positive examples for women working in corrections. This also reinforces why these women should be role models for others. Women also have proven they make good managers. Agencies can continue to improve upon training opportunities and support for all staff to advance...
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