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The Three C's (Computers, Crime and Corrections)

Online Gambling: Offenders Trying to Roll "7's" in a Binary World

Why should community corrections officers be concerned about gambling issues, including the online variety? If it is legal what is the big deal?

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Need to measure success of offender programs?

Kellie: Our facility sends more inmates out the door with their GED’s than any place I can think of. This is outstanding and good use of tax payer money.
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The 'Spark of Learning': Some Advice for the Training Instructor

We all have been through the "rookie training" and were glad when we finally graduated from the academy. But the "spark" that a conscientious jail officer develops in training should not be extinguished. I have met many jail officers that want to continue learning throughout their careers. The fire that is lit in the recruit academy never goes out. The trick is to employ training methods and techniques that keep that flame lit.
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  • April – Women in Corrections – Profiling successful women practitioners and focusing on issues they face. [Please send your articles/stories to editor@corrections.com]

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