8 pieces of advice for new correctional officers

Being new in the correctional environment is overwhelming to say the least, but if you remember just a few things, you can shine above the rest


Being a corrections officer isn’t pretty and it never will be. You are asked to walk into some of the roughest places in the country and lay your life on the line for meager pay and a very rare thank-you. Being new in this environment is overwhelming to say the least, but if you remember just a few things, you can shine above the rest. You will be safer and more respected by staff and inmates alike.

To Read The Full Story

Member Exclusive Content

Get free access to this and other CorrectionsOne exclusives - sign up or log in today!
You'll have access to exclusive member benefits, such as:

  • Read additional free articles per month from CorrectionsOne
  • Comment on articles and featured content
  • Get our curated newsletters delivered straight to your inbox

Copyright © 2019 correctionsone.com. All rights reserved.