The function of the correctional officer is examined: attitude, obligations and authority. Institutional procedures in reception, classification, program assignment and release procedures are reviewed. Trends in jail programs, work release programs, half-way houses, narcotic addiction control centers and contract program planning are described and evaluated. Three class hours.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of CRJ 101 and CRJ 103.
Course Offered Spring only
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Fall Semester 2014