The Ethics topic tackles the complex ethical issues that can arise while working in corrections — from developing inappropriate relationships with inmates to leadership’s handling of staff misconduct.
The experiments in the 60s and 70s involved administering doses of pesticides and herbicides to the incarcerated men
By teaching officers what not to do, we can prevent mistakes before they occur
Ethics in corrections is paramount to preventing harm to inmates, ensuring officer safety and protecting the community
The county is moving to hold contractors to the same ethical standards as employees following reports of inmate abuses, inappropriate public comments
Ethical behavior isn’t just about what is right vs. what is wrong, it is also about making decisions that keep both officers and inmates safe
Ego, tradition, indifference and bad judgment can allow inappropriate behaviors to become normalized
Debra Becnel was one of four St. Bernard deputies charged with deprivation of civil rights under color of law following the death of 19-year-old inmate Nimali Henry
If we can predict that some staff may fall victim to manipulation or corruption, then we can put measures in place to help to prevent it
If complacency can kill us physically, what role does ethical complacency play in ending careers?
- Teen who killed Pamela Smart’s husband freed 25 years later
- Juveniles trying to escape La. youth jail beat CO with pipe, ripped out cameras
- Man sentenced to death in 2019 killing of Ala. officer on drug task force
- 15 prison tattoos and their meanings
- Wash. corrections officer injured after inmates coordinate attack