By Jinnie Chua
Over the past year, corrections saw an increased focus on reducing recidivism. Here are In Public Safety's top articles on the topic and more of our most popular 2018 articles, including radicalization in prisons and managing officer stress.
By Dudley Bush and Jessica Lee
The Cognitive Community model has contributed to significant reductions in recidivism rates in Virginia. Learn about the VADOC's challenges in maintaining program fidelity as it worked to expand and replicate the program throughout the state.
By Dr. Michael Pittaro
Mandatory overtime is part of the job for correctional officers and can have a detrimental impact on their wellbeing and safety. There is no simple solution to the problem, but it must be addressed.
By Robert Brzenchek
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) is well known for using behavioral analysis to support criminal investigations. Learn more about the work of the BAU, including how they interview inmates to better understand and predict criminal behavior.
By Jason Whitehead
Getting posted at the law library can seem unimportant, but correctional officers should be aware of inmates involved in the sovereign citizen movement. Here are some documents and writings officers should be on the look out for.