Officer Safety

Let’s Flip the Script on Public Perception of CO

By |2020-06-12T14:23:39+00:00March 9th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

We are highly trained professionals. We face tough choices every day. We do the right thing. And it makes a difference.

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You’re Watching Out for the Inmates … Who’s Watching Out for You?

By |2020-06-12T14:36:00+00:00January 25th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

In our ongoing conversations with jail staff and leadership across the country, we’ve compiled a list of the top skills COs can build to stay in control and injury-free.

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It’s Time to Talk About Officers’ Mental Health

By |2020-06-12T14:40:16+00:00January 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

Mental health concerns among correctional officers are very real, and they’re not going away. It’s time to start talking about it.

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Shift Your Expectations: Good Behavior IS Possible

By |2020-06-17T16:07:34+00:00April 29th, 2019|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

The NIC has been advocating for thoughtful inmate behavior management for over a decade, and their six-step process is foundational in many jails today.

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How Safe is Your Jail Staff? There IS More You Can Do.

By |2020-06-17T20:19:47+00:00April 15th, 2019|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

We’ve been working with jails around the country for decades, and we’ve found a few best practices can greatly reduce violent incidents and keep everyone safer.

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The 5 Traits of Effective Restrictive Housing Systems

By |2020-05-15T16:48:20+00:00March 11th, 2019|All, Blog, Classification, Custody Management, Officer Safety|

Managing inmates who are disruptive and/or violent. Protecting inmates who are vulnerable. Maintaining order. Respecting rights and dignities. Your job isn’t easy.

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