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Women working in Corrections

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I need some information and feedback. I am a female CO working at a county jail in NY for 10.5 years. Out of 96 officers only 16 positions are designated GENDER SPECIFIC, female only..The administration has designated this positions 6 dayshift, 5 afternoon and 5 overnight..Due to these designations I, with 10.5 years of service will not get my shift preference due to me being #7 in “female seniority”... full thread


‘Lost soul’ Finds New Purpose Through WCCW Braille Program

Rachel Friederich
VANCOUVER, Wash. – When Angela Vargas went to prison 13 years ago for theft and murder conspiracy charges, she never thought her time behind bars would lead to the job of her dreams. “I was a very lost soul,” Vargas recalled about her life before incarceration, “very insecure, angry and unmotivated to do anything else but live that kind of life"... full story

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  • April – Women in Corrections – Profiling successful women practitioners and focusing on issues they face editor@corrections.com]

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The Correctional Officer performs a wide variety of correctional officer duties related to the operation of the Modified Community Correctional Facility, including transportation and supervision of inmates, and performs other related correctional officer work as required...

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