U.S. Department of Justice

Corrections Employment Eligibility for Ex-Offenders

Publication year: 2002 | Cataloged on: Oct. 31, 2006
Thumbnail preview ANNOTATION: Practices of correctional agencies when hiring individuals with criminal histories are examined. This study contains sections about: authority to hire ex-offenders; convictions as a permanent bar to correctional employment; convictions as a temporary bar; other approaches to determining suitability for correctional employment; special issues, such as positions requiring offender contact, drug possession vs. sale convictions, juvenile criminal history, non-conviction factors, military record, moral character, and use of controlled substances; recent changes in policy and practice; and policies in support of ex-offender employment.
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