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>>what's your opinion?

irish assassin:
I can’t speak for juvinille corrections but in the adult system here inmates are indeed “wards” of the state. Now an adult inmate who is found able to make his own decisions can refuse medical treatment and sign a form stating they willingly did so. This does not apply where life saving action is needed. ... full thread


Incident Command System/Incident Management System Part III

By Fred Lovell, currently a shift Lieutenant for The Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the John B Connally Jr Unit in Kennedy Texas
I apologize for my tardiness in writing this next article.

To recap we have discussed activation of the incident command / Incident Management Systemand the transference of command in part I and part II. Now let's talk about the different positions that are crucial to the ICS / IMS running smoothly.the person initiating ICS / IMS is your incident commander. They're responsible for evaluating the situation deciding what resources are needed and ensuring that the five tactical priorities of ICS / IMS are followed and completed. ... full story

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