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Inmates barricading cell doors, Ideas to combat this

SJ: I wrote this on a earlier post but thought I’d make it it’s own topic. A big problem we have run into is people barricading themselves into their cells. Yes into, sounds dumb I know but if we can’t get them out we are very hesitant to use force due to the fact if something happens we can’t get to them.
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For New Supervisors—No Longer A Grunt?

By Barry Evert, Sergeant
The last thing you will have to come to terms with is that you are no longer an officer. In the days that you were an officer you may have been the first one at an incident, handling business. You may have been constantly on top of things such as searches, fights, and major incidents. It is now time to step back a bit....
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