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At my facility the inmate is cuffed dto the bed and has leg irons at all times. There is an armed officer present at all times during the hospital stay. Not the most plesant assignment that I have had to sit through. Also no visitors other than hosppital staff, if they are not family, and corrections personnel. No phone calls or contact with free world people...
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Our topic for the May corrections.com edition is titled “High Risk Offenders.” An interesting topic with many definitions, dependent on if we are talking about prisons, jails, community release, supervision and other areas. I have written about this topic previously. Unfortunately, corrections still faces dilemmas when research findings are only short-term. I will share some professional opinions, observations, and some research information. There are many variables that must be considered and I identified some below. These variables will be discussed further...
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Also this week:
The job duties of the Lieutenant – Corrections include but are not limited to assist with the overall supervision of the County Jail; to ensure that the living conditions of the inmates are maintained in a humane manner; to ensure that the inmates are granted their constitutional rights; to coordinate and oversee the training of all the correction officers and evaluate their work; to enforce all federal, state, and local law resolutions; and to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to County residents and the general public...
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