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The other day was my first day running a block by myself, the day went beautifully until the last hour and a half during feeding and they really pushed my buttons trying to get me to go off. ... full thread


Health and Wellness Issues and Programs

By Terry Campbell, Professor, Kaplan University, School of Public Safety
In this article I will discuss officers’ health and wellness issues, and the Affordable Health Care Act and potential impact on corrections. Corrections cannot place a price tag on the safety and well-being of officers and staff. Our staff and officers are our most precious resource and investment. However, when wellness issues are discussed, some agencies do better than others in meeting officer safety and wellness concerns.

The majority of correctional agencies throughout our country are facing severe economical challenges and budget cuts. Yet, at the same time, the same level of service is expected to be delivered. ... full story

Also this week:


  • October – Health & Wellness – Coverage of current health & wellness issues and programs [Please send your articles/stories to editor@corrections.com]

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" I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. "
- Michael Jordan


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