Problems of Corrections_Fleury-Steiner_Date_040710

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On the Inside (part 2) Custody Defined Across Levels of Prison Security Refers to the level of immediate control exercised over inmates within correctional institutions: o Supermax o Maximum o High, medium, or minimum Custody Staff Interact with inmates on a day to day basis Range from major down to line officer Impact inmates most intensely Line or “gallery” Staff A security staff member who directly supervises prisoners Key Concept – Prisoner as “Security Risk” Prisoner cannot be trusted to move from one area to another without being escorted by a correctional officer Justifications for Categorization: o Risk of assault on officers or prisoners o Escape risk o Member of prison gangs o Highly violent o Severe mental health issues
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Unformatted text preview: Search for Contraband Any item or quantity of an item not specifically authorized by the institutional rules Lockdown Confinement of all inmates to their cells in order to avoid bloodshed, violence, or riot, or to conduct cell-by-cell searches for contraband. Frisk Search Procedure to explore the clothing and person of an inmate to detect contraband or prevent escape When is it conducted? o Prisoners enter or leave an institution o Prisoner has contact with visitors o Officers have reason to suspect prisoners have contraband Keestering Prisoner technique for hiding contraband in open body cavities Riots Acts of force by inmates against persons or property...
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