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  1. automated or manual resources.reads barcodes located on the wristband, armband or identification card and verifies information

          

  2. Raised sealusually the only paid members of the team because they must expose themselves to the correctional officer by asking for small items like candy, cigarettes, pencils, etc.

          

  3. complacencyshould always project a confident, competent and capable demeanor.

          

  4. Self-induced Stressshift work, supervisors, coworkers, contact with the general public, court appearances, and performance standards

          

  5. Spreading rumors about staff or attempting to turn one staff member against anotherdiscussing information about staff members with an officer. "I heard Sgt. Doe talking about you yesterday and he said that you were lazy."

          

  6. Items that require special disposalis when an inmate attempts to get something he or she wants by influencing the officer or staff to do something they would not ordinarily do.

          

  7. Screwdriversbefriend the correctional officer and use the friendship to ultimately coerce the officer into engaging in rule infractions. Least suspected by the correctional officer

          

  8. To avoid inmate manipulation and deception:fingerprint recognition system

          

  9. Three stages of situational awarenessEnvironmental, Personal, Work-related and Self-induced.

          

  10. Officersusually the only paid members of the team because they must expose themselves to the correctional officer by asking for small items like candy, cigarettes, pencils, etc.

          

  11. Chain of custodyis the witnessed written record of all individuals who have maintained unbroken control of the evidence since its collection.

          

  12. Using special circumstances or situationsusing a disability or illness to gain preferential or special treatment

          

  13. Custodial searchused when a subject is taken into custody in an unsecured environment by physically patting and squeezing the clothing of a person in a systematic pattern

          

  14. Strip/line search patternusually used by one person. The searcher begins at a central point and moves in increasingly larger circles to the outermost boundary of the search area.

          

  15. Officers should always project ais an officer's knowledge and understanding of the totality of circumstances, which helps facilitate effective decision making.

          

  16. Hard/hazardous contrabandis the witnessed written record of all individuals who have maintained unbroken control of the evidence since its collection.

          

  17. body cavity searchvisually scanning for contraband items

          

  18. Observersobserve correctional officers who use inmate jargon, ignore minor rule infractions, play favorites, enforce rules for some and not others, or are easily distracted

          

  19. Facial Recognition Software:fingerprint recognition system

          

  20. Observingis lying to, misleading, tricking, or fooling another person.

          

  21. Lack of staminacan inhibit an officer's ability to protect him- or herself as well as coworkers

          

  22. Attempting any illegal activityOfficers must be aware of what is going on around them at all times. Paying attention to sights and sounds helps with maintaining a high level of alertness.

          

  23. Watermarkbefriend the correctional officer and use the friendship to ultimately coerce the officer into engaging in rule infractions. Least suspected by the correctional officer

          

  24. Zone/quadrant search patternusually used in a predetermined area by several people. The search area is divided into lanes that are searched by one or more people in both directions until the entire area has been examined.

          

  25. postureis holding your body in such a way as to show your strength, confidence, interest and control.

          

  26. Canines and their handlersspecially trained to detect certain types of contraband such as drugs, other chemicals, and cell phones.

          

  27. Spiral search patternusually used by one person. The searcher begins at a central point and moves in increasingly larger circles to the outermost boundary of the search area.

          

  28. participants of the teammay consist of, but are not limited to, observers, contacts, runners, turners and pointmen.

          

  29. Nuisance contrabandis any authorized item found in excessive amounts or altered from its original state that does not pose an immediate threat to the safety or security of the staff, inmates and facility

          

  30. Work-related Stressshift work, supervisors, coworkers, contact with the general public, court appearances, and performance standards

          

  31. Identifying a potential threat:Officers should focus their attention on potential threats while exhibiting intense concentration and avoiding tunnel vision, which is the narrowing of the attention field due to stress. In response to an actual threat, an officer should be mentally ahead of the threat and take appropriate action.

          

  32. controlledsupply information about the correctional officer's work habits, likes and dislikes

          

  33. Inmates may challenge an officer's authority bycommitting minor infractions.

          

  34. supervisorA visitor may threaten to harm staff members or their family, or to report the staff member to

          

  35. strip searchvisually scanning for contraband items

          

  36. Automated Barcode Scanner:Your presence can determine whether a subject's resistance escalates or de-escalates. Command presence projects an image of confidence in your skills and abilities. If you appear to lack confidence, inmates will attempt to manipulate or deceive you.

          

  37. Magnetic strip or Bar codea dark stripe on the back of the identification card that contains all information on the card

          

  38. Stresscan affect an officer's focus and attention to detail, which can negatively influence decision making.

          

  39. Common types of contraband stored as evidencemay include weapons, illegal drugs, or items used in a serious incident or to commit a crime.

          

  40. Clothed searchvisually and physically inspecting an area in a systematic manner

          

  41. Runnersbefriend the correctional officer and use the friendship to ultimately coerce the officer into engaging in rule infractions. Least suspected by the correctional officer

          

  42. Mirrorsused for viewing areas not easily seen, such as under or behind bunks, sinks, toilets and other areas.

          

  43. vehicle searchused when a subject is taken into custody in an unsecured environment by physically patting and squeezing the clothing of a person in a systematic pattern

          

  44. visual searchvisually scanning for contraband items

          

  45. Attempting to engage staff in casual non-job related conversationrequesting personal information regarding staff, asking where the officer is from, what school the officer attended, the officer's age or marital status, the number of children the officer has, or asking about the officer's favorite ball team

          

  46. Being alert:supply information about the correctional officer's work habits, likes and dislikes

          

  47. Stressful situationbeing the only officer assigned to a dormitory which houses 80 inmates is a?

          

  48. Flashlightsshould always project a confident, competent and capable demeanor.

          

  49. X-ray scannersused to detect contraband in articles like shoes and clothes.

          

  50. Positioningis another skill of situational awareness. Officers should be aware of any occurrence or activity, erratic mood changes, emotional outbursts, acting out, threatening behavior, and changes in inmate energy levels that may signify safety and security problems.

          

  51. Hard/hazardous contrabandFirearms, homemade knives (shanks), other weapons, drugs, intoxicating beverages, toxic materials, prescription medication, inhalants, cell phones and electronic devices that store or receive data are examples of?

          

  52. Responding to a threat:Officers should focus their attention on potential threats while exhibiting intense concentration and avoiding tunnel vision, which is the narrowing of the attention field due to stress. In response to an actual threat, an officer should be mentally ahead of the threat and take appropriate action.

          

  53. Metal detectors (hand-held or walk through)use of electronic devices to detect a metal object on or within a person or concealed within an item

          

  54. Rapid Identification System:recognizes distinct facial features and links to a database which may contain all information listed below in Types of Valid Personal Identification.

          

  55. Pat downa physical frisk of a subject in a predetermined pattern to locate weapons or other types of contraband

          

  56. Attempting to create bonds with staff membersan inmate going above and beyond expected job duties in an attempt to get a favor or special consideration

          

  57. Personal Stressweather, noise levels, lighting conditions, crowded areas

          

  58. AvoidTo ________ inmate manipulation and deception, an officer should refrain from being overly friendly or giving out personal information.

          

  59. Personal knowledge or recognition of a person isnot acceptable as an official method of identification.

          

  60. DeceptionCorrectional officers are tasked with the ______, control and disposal of contraband.

          

  61. Situational awarenessis an officer's knowledge and understanding of the totality of circumstances, which helps facilitate effective decision making.

          

  62. Biometric Identification Solution (BIS)formerly known as AFIS

          

  63. Counterfeit identificationappears to be valid, but may be missing some or all of the essential features and information.

          

  64. positioning, posture, observing, and listeningOfficers may use _____________. when evaluating a situation.

          

  65. Contactssupply information about the correctional officer's work habits, likes and dislikes

          

  66. command presenceYour presence can determine whether a subject's resistance escalates or de-escalates. Command presence projects an image of confidence in your skills and abilities. If you appear to lack confidence, inmates will attempt to manipulate or deceive you.

          

  67. Turnerscan affect an officer's focus and attention to detail, which can negatively influence decision making.

          

  68. Over-familiarization with staffthe date the identification is no longer valid

          

  69. Automated Visitor Registration (AVR) hand scanner:recognizes distinct fingerprint features and links to a database, which may contain identifying information for visitors and vendors. This system links authorized visitors to specific inmates they are allowed to visit.

          

  70. Environmental Stressweather, noise levels, lighting conditions, crowded areas

          

  71. Contrabandsupply information about the correctional officer's work habits, likes and dislikes

          

  72. Grid search patternusually used by one person. The searcher begins at a central point and moves in increasingly larger circles to the outermost boundary of the search area.

          

  73. PreventionCorrectional officers are tasked with the ______, control and disposal of contraband.

          

  74. Systematic identification checksfingerprint recognition system

          

  75. recognizeTo ________ inmate manipulation and deception, an officer should refrain from being overly friendly or giving out personal information.

          

  76. Active listingis placing yourself in a tactically advantageous location to observe what is occurring in an area.

          

  77. Valid identificationappears to be valid, but may be missing some or all of the essential features and information.

          

  78. minor infractionsInmates may challenge an officer's authority by committing?

          

  79. Officersshould always project a confident, competent and capable demeanor.

          

  80. Expiration datesthe date the identification is no longer valid

          

  81. Circumventing or disobeying rulesNever allow personal judgment and prejudice toward an inmate to obscure your

          

  82. Pointmenstand guard when the correctional officer is in the process of granting illegal favors, violating institutional rules, or being compromised or harmed

          

  83. In order to ensure a positive identification, compare the individual's physical appearance to his or her photo identification. Features to compare include:formerly known as AFIS

          

  84. Can inhibit an officer's ability to protect him- or herself as well as coworkersmay include weapons, illegal drugs, or items used in a serious incident or to commit a crime.

          

  85. Hologramsa hidden image that is visible when viewed at certain angles or with appropriate lighting, like on a driver's license

          

  86. Controlled behaviorthe officer demonstrates confidence and control by avoiding such distracting behaviors as foot tapping, nail biting, and fidgeting.

          

  87. automated and manualThere are two main categories of valid identification:

          

  88. Inmate manipulationis unexpired, unaltered, and may contain security features.

          

  89. Some of the common information contained in the automated and manual identification systems includes:photograph, identification number, height, weight, date of birth, Social Security number, address, race, gender, age, charge, aliases, identifying marks, receipt/release date, facility location, barcode and magnetic strip.

          

  90. lack confidenceIf you appear to __________, inmates will attempt to manipulate or deceive you.

          

  91. terminationis lying to, misleading, tricking, or fooling another person.

          

  92. being in good physical shapeAnother aspect of an officer's preparation is

          

  93. cell/area searchvisually and physically inspecting an area in a systematic manner

          

  94. Officersshould never taste or smell any material found in a facility, or handle suspected contraband more than is absolutely necessary.

          

  95. Distracting staffcreating a diversion to avert the officer's attention

          

  96. Four categories of stressEnvironmental, Personal, Work-related and Self-induced.

          

  97. complacencyis any unauthorized article or any authorized article in excessive quantities or altered from its original state

          

  98. metal detectionis lying to, misleading, tricking, or fooling another person.

          

  99. listening abilitiesNever allow personal judgment and prejudice toward an inmate to obscure your

          

  100. Examine the identification, looking for obvious alterations or inconsistencies, such asOfficers may use _____________. when evaluating a situation.

          

  101. Probing devicesstand guard when the correctional officer is in the process of granting illegal favors, violating institutional rules, or being compromised or harmed