Why Legal Based Guidelines?  From an Administrator’s Perspective

By Expert : Darin Durfey| Posted : Friday, September 29th, 2017

Legal based guidelines are not open to opinion, variance or based on “best practice”. They are standards that are written to mirror case law, reference case law and are legally defendable.


How Tablets are Helping Us Clean Up Our Prison

By Expert : Sean Stewart| Posted : Friday, September 1st, 2017

How Tablets are Helping Us Clean Up Our Prison The debate over prison reform seems sharply divided between those who want to see stricter sentencing and harsher punishment and those who want to move toward a more rehabilitative system. Despite very real differences between these two philosophies, there may be one issue that both sides…


Free Exercise of Religion (Part 1): Evolution of Prisoner Rights

By Expert : Gary DeLand| Posted : Monday, June 26th, 2017

  By Expert:  Gary DeLand The Right of Free Exercise Free exercise of religion is one of the most valued of the rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. Many of the earliest settlers in the American Colonies emigrated from Europe to avoid religious persecution (e.g., the Puritans, the Huguenots, the Quakers); thus, the Founding…


Voluntary Exposure in Jails & Prisons–Do your policies protect you?

By Expert : Tate McCotter| Posted : Monday, June 26th, 2017

By Expert : Tate McCotter Correctional officers regularly deal with inmates who voluntarily disrobe – actions which can lead to compromising situations that can adversely affect the safety, security, order and discipline of the jail.  Voluntary exposure by an inmate is connected to a variety of key issues that present serious liability and administrative issues which are…


Recruitment, Hiring and Retention of Law Enforcement–What Would Society be like Without Law Enforcement

By Expert : Darin Durfey| Posted : Monday, June 26th, 2017

By Expert : Darin Durfey Does it seem that the rhetoric and criticism of law enforcement is getting worse with each passing day?  Have you ever wondered what may happen if Law Enforcement decided to “walk off the job”?  What would American society look like without law enforcement?  These are all real questions that every citizen,…



By Expert : Mike Haley PhD Recently, I was  asked to develop a training block on CAREER ENDING MISTAKES.  While working on the presentation, I realized that MISTAKES is not the proper word, thus the strike-through in the title.  CHOICES is more appropriate, and there is a critical difference between the meanings of the two words. Mistakes are actions or judgments that…