NEW Swine Flu and Correctional Security
While the extent of the Swine Flu / H1N1 Virus, is still unknown, those of us in the field of corrections need to begin implementing our policies for Pandemic and/or non-emergency medical events. Some of the steps that I am recommending you take immediately are what I would do if I were operating an agency or institution. I am approaching this from a security-operations standpoint, not from a medical or political standpoint. Operating corrections, detention and juvenile facilities requires us, at times, to take preemptive actions to ward-off problems. Mitigating the effects of contagious flu is, I believe, one of those times... full story
Methods Of Attackby Tracy E. Barnhart
I am a big advocate of continuing education on job specific areas throughout your career. The type of information I attempt to give my students is what they can use that night or their next shift. When we talk about methods of attack I mean how, or the most probable way that an inmate or criminal will attack you. I talked about the red light green light indicator theory in my article on verbal and non-verbal indicators to assault:. In this article I will attempt to give you the specific ways that you will be attacked or the best way for you to physically respond so that you can anticipate and react properly... full story
Web Designer - Idaho
Serves as the Ada County Sheriff’s Office’s Web Designer; responsible for web site analysis, programming, overall graphical design and web site administration. The incumbent must exercise a high degree of autonomy and independent decision-making and carry out work assignments in accordance with instructions, policies, previous experience or accepted practices. full job posting
Shakey: We just started using our computers [for logbooks] Sunday 5/2/09 at a RiCI here in Ohio. We have been training for the use of it for a while, so far it’s not that bad. But it looks like a bear now that conduct and incident reports are to be done on it also.
Mudflap: We haven’t started using the computers yet. As may be common all over the world, we don’t always have forms available. So when we’re seeking some form to fill out (whether it’s a ticket, an overtime sheet, or whatever) we’re told that we can get them off the computer. But few of us have access to a printer to get a form ‘coz the system isn’t fully set up yet. Does everyone who is now using the computer for logbooks have printer access? full thread
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