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Thornton, Robert L

Key staff safety training issues for community corrections agencies are discussed. This manual addresses:

  • Use-of-force continuum;
  • Crisis prevention;
  • Self defense and physical fitness;
  • Oleoresin capsicum;
  • Body protection;
  • Safety in the office;
  • Protection from disasters;
  • Arrest, search, and seizure;
  • Field work;
  • Canine considerations;
  • Scenario training;
  • And critical incidents.

Appendixes include: a model protocol for critical incident and death notification; helpful hints on personal security; residential security survey guidelines; firearms standards; and a firearms training checklist.

 

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