Unit V Assessment (Theory and Practice of Corrections)
Unit V Essay Using the CSU Library, choose the Criminal Justice link. Upon reading the article, take a moment to think about the safety within a correctional facility. Based on this information given, one would think that safety would be a much easier thing to manage these days, since prisoners know that they are, or can be, constantly surveilled. However, we know that danger for officers within a correctional facility can be lurking around every corner. Based on the article, imagine a correctional officer on duty in a cell block alone for any amount of time during a shift change. In addition, he or she was weary from not only working overtime this week, but being up most of the night before with a sick child. Identify at least three possible issues regarding officer safety that exist within this scenario. Apply possible solutions for these problems or observations based on what you have learned throughout this course so far. Your response must be at least two pages in length, double spaced, and 12-point Times New Roman font. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations.