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Building a High-Quality Correctional Workforce: Identifying Challenges and Needs


Russo, Joe, Woods, Dulani, Drake, George B., Jackson, Brian A.  (2018)



The Corrections Profession: Maintaining Safety and Sanity, Part 1


Spinaris, Caterina, Mike Denhof, and Greg Morton, Desert Waters Correctional Outreach, National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy, 2014


Document ID: 027907


The Corrections Profession: Maintaining Safety and Sanity, Part 2


Spinaris, Caterina, Mike Denhof, and Greg Morton, Desert Waters Correctional Outreach, National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Academy, 2014


Document ID: 027908



Finney, Caitlin; Stergiopoulos, Erene; Hensel, Jennifer; Bonato, Sarah; and Carolyn S. Dewa, BMC Public Health, 2013


Should I Stay or Should I Go? Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intent of Jail Staff Throughout the United States


Leip, Leslie A.; and Jeanne B. Stinchcomb, Criminal Justice Review, 2013


"This study analyzes data from a national survey of 1,924 line-level jail staff to assess the impact of both work-related variables and personal characteristics on the intention of employees to resign."


Document ID: 027698


Correctional Officers: Strategies to Improve Retention


Nink, Carl, Management & Training Corporation (MTC) Institute, 2010


"This report explores issues impacting correctional agencies and companies, such as changing workforce demands, a dynamic labor market, predictors of turnover, and various reasons for why COs (correctional officers) leave their positions."


The Future is Now: Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing the 21st Century Jail Workforce


Stinchcomb, Jeanne B.; McCampbell, Susan W.; and Leslie Leip, Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc., 2009


This "comprehensive workforce planning blueprint" is designed to help jail administrators in recruiting, retaining, and developing leaders.


Document ID: 023688