Chris Jones is a Senior Correctional Officer (Sergeant) with the Iowa Department of Corrections at the Iowa State Penitentiary. He has served with the department for 11 years, and has worked all levels of custody including minimum/minimum outs, medium, maximum and special needs. In addition to his duties as a Sergeant, Chris is a Security Threat Group Intelligence Officer, and serves on the Crisis Negotiation Team.
FULL LIST OF Chris Jones RESULTS
Why you should think again before you post that comment–
Sure, the First Amendment gives you the right to say whatever you want, but does that mean you should? Remember, everyone is watching
To punish or not to punish: An officer's role–
Are offenders sent to prison to be punished?
Correctional careers: A few rules for new hires–
If you plan on making a career out of corrections, asking questions is key to your success
Basics of managing STG populations–
Management starts with policy
Officer safety: 3 concepts to keep in mind–
Here are some things to keep in mind besides the old clichés about keeping your head on a swivel, and remembering where you work
Making deals with gang leaders–
Security threat groups are disruptive and are among the most difficult populations to manage
Why you should be a better mentor–
Pro-social role modeling, in the same way it affects the inmates we are charged with keeping, also affects the officers and other staff members that we come into contact with