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what are bureaucratic functions?

purchasing food, buying supplies, and even ground maintenance

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expectations of a CO

counsel, supervise, protect, and care for inmates

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lock psychosis

resulting from routine nmbering, counting, checking, and locking

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primary incentice for becoming a CO

the security of a civil service job

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Hourly wage of cadets in CT

19.76/hour

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wage increase of CO's after 10 weeks of academy training

21.96/hour which is a minimum ammount of 41,542/year

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accomplishment of the civil rights act of 1946 and affirmative action programs

changed the racial and gender make up of CO's. 30% are now minorities and 23% are now women

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CO training topics

1. report writing
2. communicable diseases
3. inmate manipulation
4. self-defense

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evidence based training

plays a significant role in developing correctional leaders’ knowledge, skills, and abilities to overcome challenges and meet demands

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block officer

Officers in the cell blocks have the closest contact with inmates
Work in the housing units is dangerous because officers do not carry weapons and are greatly outnumbered

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block officer job

Move inmates to dining halls, work, and medical
Must oversee maintenance
Enforce rules
Handle inmates personal problems
Carry out the warden’s orders

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work detail supervisors

watches over inmates while they work. i.e. clean blocks, serve food, make food. its less stressful than block officer. relationships between officer and inmate are prevelant here

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yard officer

comparable to being "on the sreet". officers maintin a presence in the area while preserving order and focusing on security.

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perimeter security officers

almost no inmate contact. this assignment is saved for new recruits or veterans who dont get along with inmates.

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problems with being a women CO

no longer limmited with working with just female inmates. often target of discrimination and excluded from some work assignments.

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study conducted by Zimmerman about female CO's

women could not handle the violence from inmates

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health problems due to job stress of CO

Heart disease
Eating disorders
Substance abuse
Frustration
Negative work related attitudes
Emotional /physical exhaustion

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job burnout

is more advanced whereas the correctional officer is either emotionally and/or physically worn out, often resulting in long-term stress

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procedural justice

fairness of the organizational process

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distibutive justice

organizational outcomes such as pay increases, preformance evaluations, and job assignments

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boundary violation

behavior that blurs, minimizes, or disrupts the social distance between prison staff and inmates resulting in violations of departmental policy

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how many types of boundary violations are there

3

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gerneral boundary violoations

Staff-inmate exchanges of material goods or written correspondence

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dual relationships

Disclosing personal information to inmates or excessive flirting

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self-inmate sexual contact

Intercourse and other sexual acts

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5 situations where it is leagally acceptable for officers to use force

1. self defense
2. defense of third persons
3.upholding prison rules
4. prevention of a crime
5. prevention of an escape

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collective bargaining

another name for unions

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coopr v. pate- 1964

Said that Section 1983 provides a means for inmates, probationers, and parolees to bring lawsuits against correction officials

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monell v. department of social services of the city of new york - 1978

Individual officers and the agency may be sued when the agency’s “customs and usages” violate a person’s civil rights

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section 1983

The defendant must be a person
The defendant must be acting under color of state law
The defendant must have been personally involved in the alleged injury