Corrections Accreditation and Privatization LaWanda Blake CJS/230 January 7, 2012 Gerald Norris Corrections accreditation is a system of verification that correctional agencies and facilities comply with under the national standards as declared by the American Correctional Association. Privatization creates competition with the public prisons and jails within the community, which then acts as an encouragement for the public prisons and jails to make needed improvements. As accreditation and privatization effects jails and prisons in the country, accreditation also affects the professional development of privatization within the state and federal prison systems and how well privatized prisons meet correctional criteria. The correctional administration has become very familiar with accreditation and professionalization. Foster (2006) says, “Professionalization has to do with gaining professional status for persons working in corrections, while accreditation seeks comparable status for their employing organizations.” Millions of people work within the corrections systems some working in non-secured areas such as probation and parole officers nevertheless some form of professionalism must be maintained.
Corrections Accreditation and Privatization Noel Pennington CJS/230 March 30, 2014 Gloria Ramsey Corrections Accreditation and Privatization When you talk about correctional accreditation and professionalization you are talking about the standards that have been developed for the prisons and its personnel. The accretion allows for the prisons to compare their progress with other prisons, and this comparison can be used to help them mend problem areas. Accreditation and professionalization go hand in hand because one part of accreditation has to do with the proper training and conduct of the staff. Other parts of accreditation have to do with making sure that everything is ran in the correct manner and that all the necessary needs are
Michel Foucault: Panopticism Foucault’s essay, “Panopticism” twists how we usually think about our society. He brings up a theory of how society, thought we think of it as being free, can actually be a prison set up by very intelligent individuals to create what they think is the best way to govern a human society in order for it to continue as we know it. It is also brought up that this “Panopticon” could have been around for a very long time. He shows examples of times during plagues, prisons, and even talks about schools and hospitals. Society is trying to form us in order to fit it, to be able to fit into the society means that we have to be trapped by it.
The Prison Rules annotated or Prison Rules Compendium should include foremost a portion where Correctional Ethics is emphasized so that the core officers will exude the necessary professional outlook right from the start. 8. The call for an efficient and speedy processing of inmate records for the purpose of granting parole or recommending executive clemency to deserving or qualified inmates, and the release of those whose sentence have been
They make an important contribution to the federal criminal justice process. In order to become a probation officer I need to meet the minimum educational requirements such as obtaining my bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, salary expectations of making $47,000 per year, educate myself on what a parole officer does such as working with criminals, use my own personal characteristics of being empathic and a leader, and know the possibility for growth in my chosen position and career such as becoming a supervisor. In order to become a probation officer I must meet certain educational requirements as well as be aware of possible growth in my career. Education is important in becoming a probations officer since a high school education will not prepare you for the various difficulties that come with the job. Since probation officers deal with the recently paroled convicts, “qualifications vary by agency, but a bachelor's degree is usually required.
He supplied him with valid blood and urine samples. The DNA screens are things that make things run efficiently and I think they should be required for jobs just like a drug test. You want your company to be great and run smoothly with workers with great health so the screens could make it easier to choose who is the best
There are many things that make a prison run smoothly and soundly. These include following a high level of standards and employing quality people. There are many pros and cons to private facilities, but private institutions still need to follow the standards of public facilities as well. Through trial and error and as the penal system evolves for the needs of society and inmates, the private prison will probably prevail in time, bringing a new level of prisons as a
Ethics Assignment – Brandon Tedder ACSM – American College of Sports Medicine American college of sports medicine (ACSM) code of ethics states the principles of ethical behavior that should be followed when training athletes. ACSM considerers themselves advocates for athletes health and performance. Code of ethics is also intended to establish and maintain high standards of professionalism for the sports medicine profession. ACSM promotes members to continuously improve knowledge, skill, and collaborate professionally with high standards. ACSM does a fantastic job protecting the public’s interest first, but the members of the college closely second.
If one wants to help protect their country, there are many careers that the agency offers, but for the most part, you will have to have the college degree or some formal training in order to do the more technical jobs. A bachelor or associates degree in various subjects is recommended, but some position need only a high school diploma to get hired. Whatever job taken, all agents in Homeland Security have the same critical purpose of keeping our nation safe. People everywhere take for granted that we are safe until something happens, as Homeland Security does everything they can to keep us safe. Before you can become part of homeland security, you will need to comply with several civil service regulations.
Corrections Accreditation Kimberly Francis CJS 230 06/22/2014 University of Phoenix Fredrick Waltz Corrections Accreditation Prisons have several staff and management within the facility. The staff and management have to meet certain standard of rules to be able to run a secure facility. The American Correctional Association has developed an organization called corrections accreditation to make sure the staff and management meet these standard rules. The correction's accreditation helps set standards for the professionalism and operations of prisons. Corrections accreditation is a system of verification that correctional agencies and facilities must comply