Flashcards in Introduction to Corrections Unit 1 Vocabulary Deck (15)
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.
Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)
The body of law that oversees public regulatory agencies.
Florida Model Jail Standards
Standards set by the Florida Sheriff's Association and with which all local jails must comply.
when a person does not accept or deny responsibility for the charges but agree to accept the punishment
a principle, standard, or qualities considered worthwhile or desirable
is defined as the moral principle that governs a person or group
is principled, values-based making that is practiced daily
is judging a group of people who are different from you based on your own or others opinions or encounters
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
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.
is a notion, statement, or belief about a person, group, or event that may or may not be factual.
is a behavior that demonstrates good character and is marked by pride in self and career.
Chain of Command
is the order of authority within an organization.
is a group of two or more people who cooperate accomplish an objective or objectives.