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Wednesday | September 25, 2013
Maximum security for former COs>>what's your opinion?
JangledBy Kevin E. Bedore , Canadian Federal Correctional Officer
In the last article I wrote “Us Versus Them & Surviving Violent encounters”, attempt was made to demonstrate some very differing truths between offender and officer mentality when it comes to violence and aggression. We learned that there are at least two distinct types of aggression likely to be encountered. Some suggestion on harnessing the two types of aggression to win in violent encounters was recommended to counter the predator type of aggression consistent with some inmates one might find them self face to face with. In summary the importance of preplanning and thinking it out ahead of time before the event was what was needed to be brought home. An equal emphasis was placed on knowing your policies, laws and how your choice of effective tactics needs to fit in. The aim was to better confidence for taking decisive action and simply not allowing victimization to occur by only going into work with half your tools. ... full story