The nationwide staffing crisis in jails has created some damaging outcomes for our colleagues on the ground: low morale, mandatory overtime, and increasing safety concerns. Check out our compiled resources to help your team navigate staffing shortages effectively.
We are highly trained professionals. We face tough choices every day. We do the right thing. And it makes a difference.
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.
Mental health concerns among correctional officers are very real, and they’re not going away. It’s time to start talking about it.
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.
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.
One of the most common ways to balance these competing priorities is to use restrictive housing. Restrictive housing is a term for any inmate treatment that involves three basic elements.