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  • which of the following is most important for preventing riots other disturbances?

    consistent enforcement of rules and regulations.

    Are inmates allowed to smoke?

    The answer varies by jurisdiction.

    True or False: It is important for correction officers to become friendly with inmates because it promotes understanding and mutual respect.

    False

    Which of the following is not a valid method of rewarding or punishing inmates?

    Blocking mail from an inmate's attorney

    While making round you recognize a new inmate as a friend from high school you later lost contact with. You have not seen him in nearly 10 year. What should you do?

    Notify your supervisor

    What is the most important component of a fine safety plan?

    Prevention

    What should you do in the case of a prisoner who is unconscious and might be having a heart attack?

    call for medical assistance and begin mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

    A police officer who arrests a person is required to "read him his right," such as the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. These right are commonly referred to as....

    Miranda right.

    An inmate is entitled to have his right read to him in which of the following situation?

    when he is separated from other inmates and questioned about criminal activity.

    What is the main function of disciplinary actions against inmates?

    maintaining order in the institution

    Dealing with inmates with of these conditions would NOT require extra precautions to protect the health of officers and fellow inmates?

    cancer

    True or false: An officer may legally refuse to touch a homosexual inmate if he has religious convictions against homosexuality.

    false

    What is the purpose of a shadow board?

    to make noticing missing tools easier

    What is the limit on how many time a mouth an inmate is allowed to meet with his attorney?

    there is no maximum

    How often should keys, tool and other equipment be inventoried?

    at every shift change

    When moving a group of inmates, an officer should walk...

    behind the group

    Which of the following is a sing that trouble might be imminent?

    an inmate seems to have gained weight in a day

    You and anther officer are overseeing a large number of inmates in the recreation room. suddenly a loud and angry argument breaks out between some small group, and them two inmates begin shoving each other. what should you do?

    call for backup

    You and another following is a sing that trouble might be imminent ?

    report the incident to your supervisor

    True or False: It is appropriate to fire a warning shot if a group of inmates is attacking an individual inmate.

    False

    which of the following could be used as a weapon?

    all of the above

    many people believe that punishing criminals reduces because the fear of going to jail or prison keeps many people from committing crimes. which world best describes this effect?

    deterrence

    which of the following is not one of the main purposes of incarcerating criminals

    to help criminals earn a college degree

    which of the following would constitute reasonable grounds for searching an inmate?

    the inmate appears nervous and is walking oddly

    true or false: an inmate convicted of sexual crimes against children cannot be forced to attend treatment programs for pedophiles while his case is on appeal

    true

    a jail inmate who is currently on trial for murder begs his allow him to take a polygraph test. his attorney make the arrangements, and the inmate fails the test miserably. how will this affect it at all.

    it will not affect it at all

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