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I work in a county jail. We have a whole 10 juveniles. 90% of them are being held on gang related charges; robbery, murder, attempted murder, auto/home burglary, home invasion. We try to identify the gang members when they get booked, but usually we find out when they start tagging the walls and drawing gang graffiti on their papers. Then we sic our gang detective on ’em and try and get their charges gang enhanced...
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A lot of us, if not the majority of us would say that one of the hardest parts of working in Corrections is dealing with the other Officers. We sit around and complain about the old school knuckle draggers, the thug huggers, and the door holders. We slander and shun and we mock and talk about every mistake, mishap, and misstep that our fellow Officers make. We continuously second guess the split second decisions that our brothers and sisters had to make with no real knowledge of the situation or the events that led up to that particular situation. We hold grudges and spread gossip and rumors roll off of our tongues like, well, something that rolls easily off of something else...
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