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Quiz: How to handle a crime scene in a correctional facility

When a crime occurs in a jail or prison setting, correctional officers face many challenges preserving the crime scene


It may seem simple to block off a crime scene in a correctional facility, but many mistakes can occur during crime scene preservation.

In the following video, CorrectionsOne columnist Gary York outlines the main objectives for COs immediately following a crime, which include:

  • Preventing crime scene contamination;
  • Preventing loss of evidence;
  • Preventing tampering with evidence;
  • Preventing damage to the crime scene.

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