Posted: February 27th, 2023
Corrections Officers: Roles and Challenges
After reviewing this week’s textbook reading and conducting research on the roles and challenges of corrections officers, you are to write a 3–5 page research paper in which you:
- Explain the correctional facility staff hierarchy and the four main goals of correctional staff members, including the importance of each goal.
- Outline the effectiveness of the five types of power available to correctional staff to manage inmate behavior.
- Describe the factors contributing to correctional officer corruption within correctional facilities.
- Report on the symptoms of stress for correctional officers and the associated underlying factors.
- Summarize the effectiveness of the methods correctional officers use to cope with stress.
- Use three sources to support your writing.Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate.