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Alternative to cell extractions

>>what's your opinion?

Hello, I’m an average citizen who has no experience with prisons, jails or law enforcement. Having watched numerous TV programs about prisons & jails from all over the US, I find all institutions seem to use a group of staff members, heavily armored, to forcibly remove inmates from cells when needed. Naturally, this ties up a lot of staff resources and potentially exposes them to harm.... full thread


Officer Wellness

Terry Campbell
Imagine you are walking the prison hallways and a fight breaks out in a barracks. You and other officers run to the barracks and access the incident and restrain inmates. The inmates are escorted to the infirmary, and the incident is being investigated. Now that the adrenaline ceases, you begin to feel a tightness in your chest, recognize shortness of breath, you become dizzy, and other officers notice this and ask what is wrong. The next thing you know you are in the infirmary being checked by medical personnel... full story

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