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Episode 57: What They Need #1

Jails across the country are experiencing “staffing issues.”  Why?  There could be a host of contributing factors, but one very likely factor is the lack of training being provided to those in supervisory positions specific to supervising people.  In this episode, host Aaron Dawson discusses two things that supervisors must provide their officers.  The first is expectations.  What do we expect of them?  Do they know?  The second is encouragement.  It is a natural human tendency to focus on the negative.  If the only time our staff hear from us is when we are addressing “issues”, it will cause problems.  This is a practical conversation concerning some crucial supervision skills.

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