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Tanker83:
Just sad we have so many worthless co’s (new and old) on top of abuse of sick, DC, and rtw. If they are legit they earned it usually the hard way.

One that blew me away recently was propping the booth doors open all shift long (with whole ranges standing in the bullpen at times) because it was so so so hard for the booth officer to hit the switch to open them each time the range officer stepped into the booth.

Laziness and complacency at its finest. full thread

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From Officers to Administrators, corrections professionals never know what will happen on a given day when they report to the institution for work. Probably more than any other area of law enforcement, corrections is reliant on external factors which impact our industry. Regardless of what part of the country you live in and what your role is in corrections, these external stakeholders can benefit us or make our jobs even more challenging.

Police Agencies: If the local police decide to conduct a large sweep of offenders who have warrants or make mass arrests of people involved in the drug trade, our pre-trial facilities can expect a large night of intakes, many of whom may be under the influence or detoxing. full story

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