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We are a community of Correctional Officers interested in discussing and learning all aspects of the correctional field of law enforcement.  Our members come from all over the world and from different Prisons, Jails and Penetentiaries that allows for a broad range of information and discussions.

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The PrisonTalk Online web community was conceived in a prison cell, designed in a halfway house, and funded by donations from families of ex-offenders, to bring those with an interest in the prisoner support community a forum in which their issues and concerns may be addressed by others in similar circumstances and beliefs.

www.prisontalk.com

   


To wardens, he's a thorn in the side.
To prison advocates, Paul Wright is a success story: Once a killer, then a prisoner, now a journalist with a cause. He has carved out a niche with his Prison Legal News, a self-help magazine.
(By John Curran, Associated Press Writer)

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Now you know why God made Jail Sergeants and Corrections Officers



               
                                          

Michael Franzese grew up as the son of the notorious Underboss of New York’s violent and feared Colombo crime family. At his most affluent, he generated an estimated $5 to $8 million per week from legal and illegal businesses. It was a life filled with power, luxury…and deadly violence.

While producing Knights of the City, a break dance movie filmed in Florida, Michael met a beautiful dancer from Anaheim, California, named Camille Garcia, whose innocent beauty turned his world upside down. After falling in love and eventually marrying Cammy, she convinced Michael to take the rap on racketeering charges. Michael pled guilty, accepted a 10 year prison sentence and vowed to do the unthinkable – walk away from the mob. Nobody of Franzese’s rank had ever just walked away – and lived. Until now.

Michael Franzese is the only high ranking official of a major crime family to ever walk away, without protective custodies, and survive.
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   How do I Become a Corrections Officer?

What to Expect in a Correctional Officer Training Program

Working as a corrections officer is an exciting and rewarding career choice. Training is required to get there, though, and applicants must pass a rigorous amount of pre-screening in order to be considered. Once an applicant clears the screening process, they must be trained so that they can do the job safely and demonstrate efficiency.

The screening

The first step of screening for a corrections officer is an extensive background check. Dishonest or misleading candidates will find themselves quickly disqualified. When candidates are cleared for further consideration, they are then given a civil service examination. A candidate’s score on this test determines his or her eligibility, as well as his or position on the waiting list, so to speak. If a candidate achieves a high enough score, they are then contacted (by either mail or telephone) by the training academy in order to set up a formal interview.

The interview

When contacted for an interview, the applicants should bring several things with them. These include documents such as their application forms, driver’s licenses, birth certificates, high school diplomas or GED certificates, social security cards and any professional licenses. Additionally, applicants will be screened for their physical fitness, mental health and will be tested for the use of illegal substances.

Training

When accepted for training by the academy, applicants will undergo a training course, typically lasting about ten-weeks. During the course, they will learn the policies and procedures of correctional institutions and will also work on physical conditioning. During training, recruits must also demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively and their ability to follow both written and oral instructions.

Training for correctional officers is very similar to other criminal justice programs. As well as simple physical fitness, applicants will also be trained in both academic and emotional preparation. Recruits can also expect obstacle courses and other demanding exercise regimes. As a potential recruit, it would be wise for a person to eat healthily and to begin some type of exercise routine prior to training in order to better their chances of completion.

After graduation

For the correctional officer, training does not end upon graduation. Graduates will then be assigned to a particular institution, where they will then undergo further instruction and direction centering on schedules and everyday routines specific to that institution. As policies and procedure for a particular facility change and evolve, so must the techniques of its officers. This ensures both the security and safety of the facility.

A career as a correctional officer, while both rewarding and exciting is not for everyone. Individuals in this line of work must be dedicated and vigilant. The smallest mistake could be catastrophic to the officer and his or her coworkers. The field can be unforgiving, and so must the training be.

 
 
"After Arrest...Before Trial...After Conviction...Until Release...we are there"