Conducting Population Counts

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Correctional facilities are responsible for maintaining custody of inmates and accounting for their whereabouts at all times. Therefore, one of the basic but critical duties of a correctional officer is to conduct various types of counts to account for all inmates, both inside and outside the facility. This course is designed for correctional officers and staff working in jails and prisons. It stresses the need for absolute accuracy in security counts. It discusses the types of security counts in a facility and how inmates try to affect the count process in a negative way. The course also examines the systems designed to help staff maintain accountability of inmates.

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Correctional facilities are responsible for maintaining custody of inmates and accounting for their whereabouts at all times. Therefore, one of the basic but critical duties of a correctional officer is to conduct various types of counts to account for all inmates, both inside and outside the facility. This course is designed for correctional officers and staff working in jails and prisons. It stresses the need for absolute accuracy in security counts. It discusses the types of security counts in a facility and how inmates try to affect the count process in a negative way. The course also examines the systems designed to help staff maintain accountability of inmates.

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