Correctional Officer Working Conditions: What to Expect

It is no surprise that the working environments for correctional officers can be stressful and demanding, although many correctional officers find this atmosphere both stimulating and challenging. Correctional officers must be prepared to accept less-than-ideal working environments and conditions as …

Correctional Officer Success: Mentoring Training Programs

It’s no secret that correctional officer jobs are some of the most challenging, with overcrowding problems, difficult working conditions, and stressful – even dangerous – environments being a reality of their profession. As such, high turnover rates due to burnout …

How Corrections Officers Can Make a Difference

The first week of May is designated Correctional Officer Week, a time when we should honor and recognize those professionals who have made a difference in our correctional facilities and our communities. Correctional officers, like police officers, firefighters, and EMTs, …