Full list of Training Scenarios results
5 concepts for effective contraband control training–
When teaching contraband control, how do you determine what your facility needs and which training styles benefit the learning capacities of your staff?
Right or wrong: Should inmates be rewarded for providing intel?–
In this scenario, a sergeant explains to an officer that, in order to get a little, one must give a little. But does this not place officers in a precarious situation where they can unwittingly give control to the inmate?
Defend yourself against exposure to drugs and diseases with a ready-to-use decontamination spray–
The BDAS+ from Decon7 provides a tool to help COs reduce potential exposure to infectious diseases and dangerous narcotics like fentanyl
Wrap up: Why an inmate's transfer after saving an officer's life was the right thing to do–
Feelings of obligation are powerful and can be easily used against an officer; also, recognizing an inmate for his good deed places him at risk with other inmates. Moving him was best for everyone involved.
What would you do? Advice for working with female inmates–
In this week's scenario, an officer is looking to switch facilities and received an offer to transfer to a female facility. Should he do it?
What would you do? Creating UOF policies for pregnant inmates–
In this week's scenario, a pregnant inmate poses a threat to herself and others; how should the warden of her facility create policy that allows officers full use of force, but also protects the unborn child?
Wrap up: Know your policies, know your wiggle room–
The more you know about your facility's policies and procedures, the better you will be at responding to the moments that fall into the gray
What would you do? Rookie asks about wiggle room in policy–
In this week's scenario, a training recruit has asked if it's possible to be 'creative' with policy in order to lessen predictability
Wrap up: Protect yourself with PREA protocols–
Last week's scenario presented a conflict that relates to the implementation of PREA. Read the different points of view from C1 members
What would you do? Implementing PREA protocols–
In this scenario, two correctional professionals are arguing about the implementation of Prison Rape Elimination Act protocols. Read the scenario and see who you agree with, and why.
Wrap up: Never ever fudge your logbook entries–
In last week's scenario, an officer was presented with the dilemma of either admitting he could not perform his duties completely, or forging his logbook to say he could. Always, always, always log your tours with 100 percent accuracy – you’re not covered for forging documentation!
What would you do? Too many inmates, too few officers–
In today's scenario, an officer with too much on his plate knows that he will be disciplined if he doesn't report his tours correctly. What would you do in this situation?
Wrap up: Following the chain of command–
Last week's scenario pitted a sergeant against a correctional officer when the officer disobeyed a direct order in favor of following policy. Even in the worst scenario, following your commanding officer’s orders is of paramount importance for the safety and security of all.
What would you do? Is this officer being insubordinate or following procedure?–
In this week's scenario, an officer refuses a direct order to respond to a situation, saying that it would have forced him to leave his post unmanned. Was he right to do so, or should he have followed orders?
What would you do? Identifying a transgender inmate–
A warden trying to abide by PREA guidelines for transgender inmate treatment makes a rash decision and may be infringing on inmates' civil rights; how would you correct this scenario?
Wrap up: Why communication is the most important tool in your tool box–
When choosing between writing an inmate up for an infraction or merely warning them, weigh the pros and cons before applying the correct tool for the job
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