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Year in Review

As the year draws to a close, Corrections1 looks back on the milestone moments that defined corrections, from the ongoing recruitment and retention issues to top trends in health and wellness.

A glimpse into the challenges correctional officers face working through the holiday season
This may be the year of correctional burnout
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in Texas has overcome the recruiting crisis by expediting the hiring process, implementing competitive pay, offering innovative training and updating existing wellness programs
Corrections agencies nationwide are innovating with recruitment videos to attract recruits and lateral officers
From scissors to cellphones, and everything in between, there’s never a dull moment in the world of contraband
Ehea Schuerch says training for The Tactical Games takes discipline and a tough mindset – and has helped her become a better corrections officer
It is not a surprise that COs are most concerned about retention, as they know short staffing is the root of all problems in corrections
Explore this year’s most compelling recruitment messages from correctional agencies all vying for the best talent – vote for your favorite
Addressing the biggest issue impacting correctional officer safety in the New Year
Our experts address how short staffing, training cuts and a lack of stress management impact correctional officers and facility security
COVID-19 put the spotlight on officer recruitment, retention and wellness. The good news is, we have solutions to these issues
The ingenuity, or serious lack thereof, is astounding
Administrators and supervisors MUST invest in their most valuable resource – front-line staff – like never before
On December 7, 2020, Officer Dale Franquet faced a near-deadly encounter with a prisoner committed to carrying out a terror attack
Staff recruitment and retention have remained critical obstacles, but there are still strategies organizations can employ to gain the upper hand in 2022