Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CRIM 490: Special Topics

CRIM 490-004: Inmate Management
(Fall 2017)

10:30 AM to 01:10 PM R

Section Information for Fall 2017

In correctional facilities, offenders are being held in secure confinement by correctional officers.  Many facilities are overcrowded and inmates outnumber staff.  Correctional staff, sworn (officers) and non-sworn (civilians) must develop effective methods to manage the offender population with critical emphasis on the following:  security, safety of the public, safety of all staff, and safety of offenders (including self-harm).  This must be accomplished in ways that avoid liability. This course will discuss ways that trained correctional staffs effectively and humanely manage offender populations inside various correctional facilities.


This course is approved to apply toward the following concentration(s):

  • Criminal Justice (CJUS)

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

Recent developments in the field. Notes: Topics vary. May be used to fulfill requirements for different concentrations in the BS in criminology, law, and society depending on the topic. May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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