Basic Safety for Probation and Parole Officers

Green Clock Hours: 2.00

Working as a community corrections officer can be a dangerous job. Between 2016 and 2017, federal probation officers reported 528 hazardous duty incidents, ranging from verbal intimidation to physical attacks (Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, 2018). As such, it is important to be proactive in ensuring your safety in the office and in the field. This course will discuss dangerous situations community corrections officers may be exposed to, and provide suggestions for enhancing their safety in the field and in the office. It also will discuss safety precautions regarding the use of social media and provide a brief overview of use of force. The content in this course is applicable to probation and parole officers working in adult and juvenile community supervision agencies.

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Working as a community corrections officer can be a dangerous job. Between 2016 and 2017, federal probation officers reported 528 hazardous duty incidents, ranging from verbal intimidation to physical attacks (Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, 2018). As such, it is important to be proactive in ensuring your safety in the office and in the field. This course will discuss dangerous situations community corrections officers may be exposed to, and provide suggestions for enhancing their safety in the field and in the office. It also will discuss safety precautions regarding the use of social media and provide a brief overview of use of force. The content in this course is applicable to probation and parole officers working in adult and juvenile community supervision agencies.

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