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2013
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Workplace Harassment by Law Enforcement and Correctional Supervisors: Part 1--Sexual Harassment [and] Part 2--Racial and Other Forms of Harassment
Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE) Law Enforcement Legal Center (Chicago, IL).
"Protecting employees against workplace harassment is an important obligation of law enforcement and correctional agencies as employers. Harassment is a corrosive element in an agency’s functioning, can undermine morale, and unfairly subjects hard-working employees to daily torments that add to the burdens and responsibilities that they have to cope with to effectively do their job. Additionally, as has long been clear, workplace harassment on the basis of sex or race, as well as other protect... Read More

16 pages
2012
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Uncomfortable Places, Close Spaces: Female Correctional Workers' Sexual Interactions With Men and Boys in Custody
By Smith, Brenda V..
'This Article examines female-perpetrated sexual abuse in custodial settings and its place at the intersection of race, class, and gender in order to disentangle complex and overlapping narratives of abuse, sex, desire, and transgression. Ultimately, this Article confronts our discomfort with and reluctance to acknowledge the fact that women sexually abuse men and boys in custody, and it offers possible explanations for these behaviors' (p. 1690). The following sections are contained in this art... Read More
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56 pages
2011
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Romantic Relationships with Inmates
By Alexander, Michael E.. Colorado Technical University (Denver, CO).
Strategies for addressing romantic relationships between female correctional staff and inmates are discussed. What makes this paper so important is the lack of research that exists for addressing improper relations between female staff and offenders. Sections following an abstract include: literature review—introduction, staff/inmate inappropriate relationships, possible traits and/or situations placing female staff at risk such as the “Bad Boy” attraction, low self-esteem, the "Mentor", and ins... Read More
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41 pages
2010
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Women in Law Enforcement, 1987-2008
By Langton, Lynn. U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (Washington, DC).
Agencies wishing to compare their rates of growth in female officers or parties interested in female officer issues will want to look this report over. Observations made in this report include: the period of 2007-2008 saw nearly 100,000 female sworn officers; 10 out of 13 largest federal law enforcement agencies saw increases in female officers during the period of 1998 to 2008; during 2007, large law enforcement agencies had more than twice the number of female officers as did smaller agencies;... Read More
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4 p.
2004
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Supervisory Leadership for Women in Corrections [Participant's Manual]
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
Participants will assess their personal leadership styles and set specific goals for a career development plan during this 36-hour course. Five sections comprise this manual: leadership -- self-mastery, network relationships, and positive politics; our dragons -- feedback; relationships, power, and leadership; expanding our world view -- learn, change and grow; and returning renewed and refreshed.... Read More
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142 p.
2003
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Assessment of NIC's Executive Leadership Training for Women
By Stinchcomb, Jeanne B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. (Naples, FL).
Findings from a report which "assesses the outcome of the training [program] in terms of the leadership-related behaviors of participants" are presented (p. 4). This evaluation contains the following sections: executive summary; background; program description; research design; findings according to -- overview of participant training manual, analysis of participant program evaluations, on-site observations of researchers, focus group feedback, and survey results; and conclusions and recomm... Read More
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113 p.
1999
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Managing Conflict in the Workplace [Satellite/Internet Broadcast on April 7, 1999]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
Among the more difficult challenges existing within personnel management is conflict resolution. This videoconference focuses upon managing conflict in a correctional setting. The panel of experts presents information on the history of workplace conflict, how to identify potential and actual sources of conflict, strategies for agencies to manage workplace conflict and prevent or reduce litigation, methods for agencies to assess their effectiveness in managing conflict, and resources for furt... Read More

1 DVD (120 min.)
1997
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Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1997
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Attended by about 70 administrators of the largest jail systems in the country, this meeting focused on two topics: 1) the use of technology in the jail setting; and 2) sexual misconduct of staff. The highlights addressed the following issues: 21st century technology and its application to local jail information and operational needs; innovative technology applications for internal problems; benefits of technology for inter-government decision-making; identifying and dealing with staff sexual mi... Read More
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115 p.
1996
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Parallel Perceptions: Gender, Job Enrichment and Job Satisfaction Among Correctional Officers in Women's Jails
By Stohr, Mary K.; Mays, G. Larry; Lovrich, Nicholas P.; Gallegos, Amanda M.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
The available research, presented in this document, comparing men and women in correctional occupations suggests that they tend to be more alike than different in their job behaviors and in their perceptions of the workplace. An important difference was discovered. Female staff bring more of a social service orientation to their work than do male staff, coinciding with the movement toward a human service model for corrections work.... Read More
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24 p.
1995
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Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1995
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
This report on the proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting includes the following approaches to staffing issues: recruitment, hiring and selection, training and performance appraisals, procedures for discipline, current trends in employee relations and sexual harassment, and dealing with unions.... Read More
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41 p.
1991
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Women as Correctional Officers in Men's Maximum Security Facilities: A Survey of the Fifty States
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Boulder, CO).
This report surveys implementation strategies used by state departments of corrections (DOCs) when they first began using women correctional officers in male maximum security prisons and units. Summaries are provided of DOCs' policies on employing women as correctional officers in these positions.... Read More
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41 p.
1988
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Cross-Gender Supervision - Denver, CO - August 12-13, 1988 (Draft, participant manual)
National Institute of Corrections National Academy of Corrections (Boulder, CO).
Objectives of this pilot course include: identifying administrative, supervisory, line staff and inmate perspectives on cross-gender supervision; identifying potential barriers to increased cross-gender assignments from other custody staff; identifying inmates' perspective on cross-gender supervision; defining sexual harassment and discrimination; and emphasizing the need for an effective sexual harassment grievance procedure.... Read More
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