Robert Kerin- Unit 4 - Robert Kerin Dec. 5th 2009 Unit 4...

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Robert Kerin Dec. 5 th 2009 Unit 4 What roll does a Corrections Officer play? A correction officer helps the criminal justice system oversee people that have been arrested, awaiting trial, or been convicted and sentenced to jail or prison by the courts. In this article, I'll discuss the many roles and duties they perform as they accomplish these tasks. The correctional officer must also observe inmates to prevent the inmates from escaping. Some prison inmates will escape at the slightest chance they get. It is the duty of the officer to prevent this from happening. What is the classification process, and how are they used? The staff of correctional officers comprises the largest single group of employees in the correctional system. They have the primary responsibility for meeting the first objective of keeping the inmates safely in custody. They also play a very important role in the treatment and rehabilitative process as well. Several factors have contributed to the increasing involvement of correctional officers in correctional treatment and rehabilitation. The availability of professionally trained treatment specialists has been, and
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