Correctional Law for the Correctional Officer


Author: William C. Collins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781569911327

Category: Correctional law

Page: 189

View: 6397

This thoroughly updated edition answers officers' questions about the rights of inmates and staff and provides correctional staff with a basic understanding of the law. Includes federal and state court cases. Explains legal liabilities and the rights associated with searches and seizures, use of force, punishment, AIDS, suicide, protective custody, religion, mail, visiting and more. Includes review questions and answers for each chapter.


An Introduction, Student Value Edition


Author: Richard P. Seiter

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134437408


Page: 560

View: 6366

NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Student Value Editions also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of MyLab(tm) and Mastering(tm) platforms exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab and Mastering platforms. A practical, inside look at the world of corrections Updated with state-of-the-practice information, recent data, and new research and findings, Corrections: An Introduction, 5/e, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. Richard Seiter focuses on what people do in corrections, why they do it, and what challenges face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. Seiter gives students a first-hand look at corrections, integrating his experience in the field with correctional theory, history, and policy. Coverage of the realities and rationales of actual correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels allows readers to see how theory is put into practice. Engaging case studies, career tips, and personal insights help students connect with the material and gain a realistic and practical understanding of corrections today. Corrections, 5/e is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

Legal Aspects of Corrections Management


Author: Clair A. Cripe,Michael G. Pearlman,Daryl Kosiak

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449639402

Category: Law

Page: 616

View: 3140

This updated third edition of Legal Aspects of Corrections Management provides a current, informative, and reader-friendly discussion of the contemporary legal issues impacting corrections management. Through the use of case law, this text provides readers with a practical understanding of how the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments relate to the day-to-day issues of running a prison, jail, and other corrections programs, such as probation and parole. The authors' combined corrections experience included such positions as General Counsel, Regional Counsel, and Correctional Program Officer, as well as working within corrections facilities. Their work involved advising corrections staff and management on the legal issues associated with policies and procedures. The authors also have extensive teaching experience in corrections law, the criminal justice system, and criminology.

Crisis Negotiations

Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections


Author: Michael McMains,Wayman C. Mullins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317523008


Page: 592

View: 3915

Leading authorities on negotiations present the result of years of research, application, testing and experimentation, and practical experience. Principles and applications from numerous disciplines are combined to create a conceptual framework for the hostage negotiator. Ideas and concepts are explained so that the practicing negotiator can apply the principles outlined.

Reputable Conduct

Ethical Issues in Policing and Corrections


Author: John Raymond Jones

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131234819

Category: Correctional personnel

Page: 172

View: 666

Reputable Conduct, Third Edition, takes a real-world approach to the study of the ethical dilemmas faced by police officers and correctional workers. Using case studies and real-life examples, the author probes the key ethical issues facing those working in the justice system, as well as providing a set of tools for moral decision-making.

Corrections in the Community


Author: Edward J. Latessa,Paula Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317410254

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

View: 3651

Corrections in the Community, Sixth Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and non-residential programs in the community continue to grow in importance. This text provides a solid foundation and includes the most salient information available on the broad and dynamic subject of community corrections. Authors Latessa and Smith organize and evaluate the latest data on the assessment of offender risk/need/responsivity and successful methods that continue to improve community supervision and its effects on different types of clients, from the mentally ill to juveniles. This book provides students with a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of community corrections and prepares them to evaluate and strengthen these crucial programs. This sixth edition includes a new chapter on specialty drug and other problem-solving courts. Now found in every state, these specialty courts represent a new way to deal with some of the problems that face our citizens, be it substance abuse or reentry to the community from prison. Chapters contain key terms, boxed material, review questions, and recommended readings, and a glossary is provided to clarify important concepts.

Introduction to Corrections


Author: Robert D. Hanser

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506306772

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

View: 716

The Second Edition of Introduction to Corrections provides students with a strong, comprehensive foundation in the field of corrections using modern research, theoretical origins, and practical application. Designed for introductory corrections courses, this text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections, in both the institutional and community settings. Experienced correctional practitioner, scholar, and author, Robert D. Hanser shows students how the corrections system actually works, from classification, to security, to treatment, to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented.

Civil Liability in Criminal Justice


Author: Darrell L. Ross

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351062646

Category: Law

Page: 560

View: 945

The increasing litigation against criminal justice practitioners in the United States poses a significant problem for law enforcement and other personnel. Law enforcement and corrections professionals need to have a working knowledge of both criminal law and the civil law process to ensure that they are performing their duties within the limits of the law. Civil Liability in Criminal Justice, 7th Edition, provides valuable information and recommendations to current and future officers and correctional system employees, introducing them to civil liability and federal law, as well as recommending strategies that can be taken to minimize risks. Civil Liability in Criminal Justice is unique in its combination of applicable case law and related liability research, while still providing an overview of current case law in high-liability areas. This new edition, revised to include up-to-date United States Supreme Court cases, including liability trends on the use of force, arrest-related deaths, custodial suicides in detention, qualified immunity, and the outcomes of the Department of Justice and the application of Section 14141, additional context for liability issues, and extended coverage of collective bargaining and public perception, is a valuable resource for enhancing student knowledge and practitioner job performance. The text is suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses in Criminal Justice programs as well as for in-service and academy training. Ross offers an engaging, accessible introduction to this aspect of the US criminal justice system.

Report Writing for Law Enforcement Professionals

From Dispatch to the Courtroom


Author: Ken Morris,Michael Merson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133350456

Category: Law

Page: 264

View: 5974

A holistic approach to the intricacies of the criminal justice report writing system. Report Writing for Law Enforcement Professionals: From Dispatch to the Courtroom documents all aspects of the criminal justice system, from arrival at the scene of an incident to the presentation of the written report in court, and provides the tools, resources, and practical exercises to master the skill of professional criminal justice report writing. With a focus on the universality of the criminal justice system regarding reports, the authors demonstrate how the basic concepts of report writing cut across criminal justice career fields, from patrol officers to correctional officers, and provide instruction in all aspects of the criminal justice profession that relate to writing a professional criminal justice report. Practical features make the concepts clear, among them The Right Way to Write sections emphasizing the essential writing principles; video scenarios that allow students to apply their observational skills, take notes, and write case reports; practical exercises that reinforce the concepts at the ends of the chapters; examples of forms and documents most commonly used by law enforcement professionals. Report Writing for Law Enforcement Professionals is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

The Correctional Officer

A Practical Guide


Author: Gary F. Cornelius

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611634532

Category: Correctional institutions

Page: 432

View: 6223

The job of today¿s correctional officer is a demanding one, whether it is working in an adult prison or in a local jail. The correctional officer has the responsibility to safely confine criminal offenders, and, by doing so, properly keeps the public safe. This book is meant to give the reader, whether a student or a trainee, a clear, realistic understanding of what correctional officers do ¿¿ from patrolling cellblocks, preventing escapes and handling security issues to dealing with various types of offenders and their behaviors. The Correctional Officer is realistically written, features a glossary of commonly used corrections terms and has been updated in detail. Each chapter contains discussion questions to assist both the college instructor and corrections trainer

Staff Supervision Made Easy


Author: Scott D. Hutton

Publisher: Amer Correctional Assn

ISBN: 9781569910931

Category: Social Science

Page: 95

View: 4416

Quality leadership skills are acquired through learning and applying the basics fundamentals of supervision. Staff Supervision Made Easy provides a hands-on approach to mastering the skills needed in correctional supervision. Hutton examines the styles, traits, and principles of effective leadership, meeting supervisory challenges, handling discipline and grievances, evaluating employees, hiring qualified staff, knowing the law, and dealing with policies and procedures.

Corrections Today


Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514853

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 5365

CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition, is a briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts, ideal for instructors who are looking for course materials that present numerous real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and coverage of the latest insights into restorative justice, recidivism, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Corrections in the 21st Century


Author: Frank Schmalleger

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077773705

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

View: 1870

Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of modern corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to corrections includes a thorough description of correctional ideology, a comprehensive overview of correctional practice, and the development of personal skills applicable to the corrections field.


Foundations for the Future


Author: Jeanne B. Stinchcomb

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136830359

Category: Law

Page: 640

View: 2946

The Fourth Edition is available for online and hybrid courses and is also customizable in inexpensive paperback forms with other materials instructors may wish to assign their students. The text and its companion website has been designed for use in online and hybrid courses as well as in conventional "bricks and mortar" classes. The text is also customizable in inexpensive paperback format, instructors may select only those chapters which they wish to assign.

Essentials of Corrections


Author: G. Larry Mays,L. Thomas Winfree, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118537300

Category: Social Science

Page: 435

View: 8004

The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special needs. Unrivalled in scope, it offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to the subject. Includes textual materials and assignments formulated to encourage students’ critical thinking skills Chapters feature text boxes on key points of correctional theory and on international correctional practice Presented in full color throughout — including extensive photos and graphics Includes stand-alone chapters on careers in corrections, gender and ethnicity issues, and likely future developments in corrections Features invaluable historical context on the evolution of correctional theory and practice Offers a new, comprehensive online Student Study Guide and thoroughly updated and expanded ancillary materials

The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer

Policy Implications for the 21st Century


Author: Don A. Josi,Dale K. Sechrest

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750699624

Category: Political Science

Page: 184

View: 8485

Presents a comprehensive, timely, issue oriented perspective on the changing career field of the correctional officer. Looks at the personnel, management and organisational issues impacting on correctional officer career path development, and the need for professionalisation.