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Correctional Officer

Means any person who is appointed or employed full time by the state or any political subdivision thereof, or by any private entity which has contracted with the state or county, and whose primary responsibility is the supervision, protection, care, custody, and control, or investigation of inmates within a correctional institution.
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Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

The body of law that oversees public regulatory agencies.
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Florida Model Jail Standards

Standards set by the Florida Sheriff's Association and with which all local jails must comply.

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Nolo Contendere

when a person does not accept or deny responsibility for the charges but agree to accept the punishment

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Values

a principle, standard, or qualities considered worthwhile or desirable

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Ethics

is defined as the moral principle that governs a person or group

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Ethical Behavior

is principled, values-based making that is practiced daily

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Stereotyping

is judging a group of people who are different from you based on your own or others opinions or encounters

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Bias or Prejudice

is a strong belief or feeling about a person, group, or subject, whether positive or negative, that is formed without reviewing all available facts or information

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Discrimination

is a negative behavior towards a person or group that is based on Color, Race, sex, Age, religion, ethnic and national origin, disability, or marital status.

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An Assumption

is a notion, statement, or belief about a person, group, or event that may or may not be factual.

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Professionalism

is a behavior that demonstrates good character and is marked by pride in self and career.

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Chain of Command

is the order of authority within an organization.

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An Organization

is a group of two or more people who cooperate accomplish an objective or objectives.

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Insubordination

failure to follow lawful orders from supervisor in your chain of command is considered