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First impressions at intake

What an inmate thinks of policies and procedures, begins at inmate reception

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Inmates get their first impressions of a facility during inmate reception. It is imperative officers present a posture of professionalism with an emphasis on safety, outlines risk management expert and Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham in this tip.

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Gordon Graham has been actively involved in law enforcement since 1973. He spent nearly 10 years as a very active motorcycle officer while also attending Cal State Long Beach to achieve his teaching credential, USC to do his graduate work in Safety and Systems Management with an emphasis on Risk Management, and Western State University to obtain his law degree. In 1982 he was promoted to sergeant and also admitted to the California State Bar and immediately opened his law offices in Los Angeles.
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