Types of Misconduct in correctional facilities

Describe the types of misconduct by community corrections professionals and provide some of the explanations for this misconduct.

1. Accepting gratuities for special consideration during legitimate activities and for the protection of illicit activities.
2. Mistreatment/harassment or extortion of inmates.
3. Misc. abuses
4. Arbitrary use of power
5. Abusing authority for personal gain (possible reasons for misconduct: hiring people that shouldn’t work in corrections, officers being stressed and burned out, failure of leadership and lack of discipline, lack of training and lack of organizational support.)

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