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Policing in the US: Recruitment, Training and Retaining

In Correctional Safety, Employee Training, Law Enforcement by Beth

Throughout the United States, there are nearly 18,000 police departments. They vary from regional departments in the most rural areas to the largest ones in the busiest cities. The history of policing in the US has taken large swings from a law-and-order philosophy to the current state of engaging in the team approach of assisting those with distinct challenges (e.g., …

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5 Things You Need to Know to Provide the Right Care for Transgender Inmates and Avoid Litigation

In Correctional Safety, Updates by Beth

Meeting the needs of transgender people and protecting their rights can be challenging for correctional facilities as they present with unique vulnerabilities and needs related to housing, medical treatment and privacy, among other concerns. Here, we will review five essential skills to provide adequate care for transgender inmates and comply with current legal requirements. Know the basic terminology   Transgender …

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