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Unformatted text preview: professionalism. While others tend to use (teleological) coercive, control against offenders gain a advantage. A correctional officer must engage in ethical behavior. He must act professional; show respect for the incarcerated; be consistent; maintain integrity and honesty; and act impartial. The subculture of a correctional officer has similar aspects of police subculture. However, cover-ups and wrongdoing is apparent in both. A correctional officer will travel to administer aid for another officer. Again, as police officers, correctional officers will not cooperate in an investigation if it pertains to a fellow officer (blue code). One would not embarrass another in front of an offender because this may jeopardize an officers effectiveness. A fellow officer does not indulge in a white hat. This pertains to showing emotions towards an inmate or his family....
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- Spring '09