Essays Tagged: "Prison officer"

Determining a Well-Rounded Film.

enough romance and some phenomenal things happen.The Green Mile is about the death row section of a prison, also known as, "E" block. Tom Hanks plays the boss of E block. Part of being a prison office ... ay. Seeing them relax together makes a nice break from all the stress and turmoil the scenes at the prison cause.An extra-ordinary event adds a lot of spice to a movie. What happens in The Green Mile ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

SUBJECT: This a review of "New Jack - Guarding Sing Sing" by Ted Conover

Ted Conover's foray into the world of corrections started as undercover expose of the Sing Sing prison system. He soon discovered a world rarely seen by those outside of corrections. More than onc ... rarely seen by those outside of corrections. More than once, Conover was advised that he was not a "prison guard" but a correctional officer and he quickly learned exactly what that meant.Richard Less ...

(4 pages) 120 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Lecture Notes on "Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe.

inks this person is mad. Someone who is approaching this person is expecting to deal with a madman (prison officer etc). The eye resembles a vulture. He took the life of the old man to relieve himself ...

(1 pages) 152 4 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Two Noble Kinsmen

(3 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The challenges confronting a Corrections Manager/Administrator

onfronting a Corrections Manager/Administrator is increasing accountability, civil service, unions, prison overcrowding, special needs inmates, and upgrading correctional personnel. Increasing account ... ity directly impacts the ability to manage because wardens no longer have absolute control of their prisons or direct access to the governor. Civil service directly impacts the ability to manage becau ...

(2 pages) 143 2 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

5 page report on Prisoner rights using facts that support the need for more rights for prisoners and combat the need for more laws against prisoners. Includes in text citations and works cited.

Prisoner RightsWhat if your rights had been violated and there was nothing that could be done about ... port my feelings as well as my opposition's arguments. I feel that the current system doesn't allow prisoners their proper rights. Although the public thinks prisoners have too many rights, laws like ... ic thinks prisoners have too many rights, laws like The Litigation Reform Act take rights away from prisoners and should be repealed.The Prison Litigation Reform Act was passed in 1996. It serves two ...

(6 pages) 105 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Solutions to a Perplexing Problem (On Prison Problems)

Solutions to a Perplexing Problem At the Medford Correctional Facility, prisoners, guards, deputies, and civilian staff members are having problems with the way the limited ... having problems with the way the limited budget is organized and distributed. Because of this, the prisoners have gone on a hunger strike. The hunger strike has gotten the attention of the warden. No ... e resolved, compromising were possible, in a satisfactory way for all who are concerned. The prisoners are experiencing problems such as unsanitary conditions, health related issues including a ...

(5 pages) 66 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Third Place

freedom and isolation absorbed my last will to resist. The sea trying to reach for me and the other prisoners continually sent out more powerful waves against the cliffside of the island. Next to the ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Ethics In Corrections

ight away, that he broke a rule of the institution and had inmates working for him. If the off duty officer who witnesses the incident reports it, it could lead to tension between the officers, or ten ... sses the incident reports it, it could lead to tension between the officers, or tension between the officer who reported it and the inmates involved. If the incident is not reported at all, it could l ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Corrections Task Force Project

offender up in county jail and throwing away the key. In California, a five year study showed that prisoners who complete a continuum of prison based treatment and after care were more than 200% less ... n outside agency to respond to every critical emergency. The State has a big advantage over private prisons that involves the salary of a correctional officer. Private corporations normally pay their ...

(5 pages) 67 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Correctional Subculture

The correctional subculture has various ethical questions pertaining to a correction officer and his duties. According to Thomson and Wadsworth (2005), when an officer makes the decisio ... mporary loss of privileges, or he may have his sentence increased (p. 316, para. 2). A correctional officer in uniform is an authority figure, which implies reasonable and rational control over the in ... e, loss of liberty, and his power may be defiant; taught through his subculture (other correctional officers').According to Thomson and Wadsworth (2005), many correctional officers have (deontological ...

(2 pages) 52 1 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Correctional Officers and How Stress Affects them and Ways to Deal With it

to make them relatively low in cost and effective."Correctional officers are the gatekeepers of the prison system. They watch over convicted criminals as these criminals serve their time in prison" (" ... ht to twelve hours a day for years. Correction officers are truly brave people who help to keep our prison system safe.Correction officers prevent fights within a jail or prison and keep the convicts ...

(8 pages) 78 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Prison Reform

Three inmates could be released from prison today. Two of them will end up right back in the system within three years. This statistic sh ... t back in the system within three years. This statistic should be enough to conclude that America's prison systems are failing miserably with the rehabilitation of inmates. How is it plausible for eve ... hold them down. To suppress their inspiration to change. For many inmates, those bars do not only imprison their bodies, but their motivation and determination as well. US prisons are breeding grounds ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays