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National Correctional Officers Week

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shakeyjake:
I would like to say thanks to all the Correctional Officers out there. Here’s to you and your commitment to the job. It takes a special person to put on this uniform and walk thru these gates, it takes a crazy one to stay to the end. May your journey be great and hope you enjoy the ride... full thread

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Today’s Challenges for Women in Corrections

Robert Winters, JD
Despite the opening of the corrections field generally to women beginning in the 1970s, it was during the opening years of the twenty-first century that women made the most substantial gains. In 2001, females represented 24.5 percent of the correctional staff in male facilities. By 2007 females represented approximately 40 percent of all correctional staff in adult facilities and by 2008 42 percent of staff in juvenile facilities. In many agencies women are on the verge of becoming the majority... .. full story

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  • May – Women in Corrections – Profiling successful women practitioners and focusing on issues they face editor@corrections.com]

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Belknap County Correctional Facility, located in the scenic Lakes Region of New Hampshire, is seeking a highly motivated, experienced individual to work in a team environment to provide leadership and policy direction for the county correctional facility. The facility, which has a department staff of 31 full-time employees, offers a full range of correctional services. For further information and to view a full job profile...

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