Corrections Today: Beyond Security; Creating Safer Prisons
Today’s prison culture is focused on custody, control and care of inmates, and thus, the focus is often put on security and the inmates. This singular focus has created some serious problems for prison staff, resulting in high employee turnover, physical and psychological problems. What is the solution to this problem we have created? Security is an important part of the answer, but there is much more to the answer than just security.