Documenting the Use of Force for Corrections Officers
Corrections & Detention professionals must use force to protect themselves, control violent prisoners and prevent escape. Poorly written documents and inadequate reporting can lead to dire consequences, including and not limited to civil litigation.
- Writing and completing a comprehensive report
- Verbal and non-verbal communication
- Common control and resistance techniques
Report writing strategies
Setting the stage
Officer knowledge, training and experience
Nonverbal and verbal behaviors
Inmate attributes; Multiple inmates
Instructions and commands
Time and distance
Beliefs and feelings
Use of force options
Electronic Pulse Device (EPD)
Injuries, medical and care
Searches and cell extractions
- Pages: 44
- Physical Size: Pocket Guide 44-00 3.75" x 5.5"
- Product Code: 01-0165-000-01
- ISBN: 978-1-932990-60-7
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