Devry JADM435 final exam

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Question 1.1.(TCO 7) The function of the jail command staff includes all but which of the following job tasks? (Points : 5)

Reads daily shift reports
Conducts jail inspections
Responds to inmate grievances
Conducts inmate rehabilitation programs

Question 2.2.(TCO 7) Auxiliary staff has limited privileges. Which of the following is not a privilege extended to an auxiliary staff member? (Points : 5)

Being allowed in some areas of the jail
Are allowed to carry weapons
Assist in many of the duties assigned regular correctional staff

Question 3.3.(TCO 7) According to the ACA and the GMU, all but one of the following is considered a top 10 stressor. (Points : 5)

Short staffing
Lazy coworkers
Lack of support from supervisors
Manageable caseloads

Question 4.4.(TCO 8) 42 U.S.C. 1983 litigation targets specific areas of prison operations. Which of the following is not one of those areas? (Points : 5)

Medical treatment
Parental rights
Physical security
Due process

Question 5.5.(TCO 8) Inmates’ rights are derived from all but which of the following amendments? (Points : 5)

First Amendment
Second Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Eighth Amendment

Question 6.6.(TCO 8) Inmates’ expectation of privacy is a key issue. In general terms, the Fourth Amendment does not cover inmates as it does persons who are not incarcerated. Which of the following does not explain why the court has taken this approach? (Points : 5)

Inmates have no reasonable expectation of privacy in their cells
If full privacy were granted inmates, prison security would suffer
Random searches by correctional officers serve little purpose
Correctional officers must be free to seize weapons and contraband

Question 7.7.(TCO 8) Mryl Alexander, in his role as president for the ACA, stated all but one of the following rights in his presidential address. Which of the following rights was not part of Mryl Alexander’s inmate Bill of Rights? (Points : 5)

The right to clean, decent surroundings
Inmates should have the right to reinforce and strengthen ties with their families
The right to gainful employment once released from prison
The right to positive guidance and counsel

Question 8.8.(TCO 8) The National Commission of Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) was incorporated in 1983. Which of the following statements does not describe the NCCHC? (Points : 5)

Essential standards for inmate healthcare must be met
The NCCHC does not accredit small jails
The NCCHC has a total of 72 standards
The NCCHC has thirteen standards that apply to health services information

Question 9.9.(TCO 9) Community corrections efforts are not new. Minnesota enacted its Community Corrections Act in what year? (Points : 5)

Minnesota does not have a Community Corrections Act

Question 10.10.(TCO 9) Offenders involved in a community-based program are required to abide all but which one of the following restrictions? (Points : 5)

Nightly curfews
Drug and/or alcohol testing
Unannounced visits from correctional staff
Completing their education

Question 11.11.(TCO 9) Home detention programs offer inmates all but one of the following. Which practice is not considered as a positive alternative to incarceration by eligible offenders? (Points : 5)

Offender is not isolated from the community
Offender is not spending time with other inmates
Inmate does not occupy a cell in a crowded facility
Inmate continues to be monitored

Question 12.12.(TCO 9) Advances in security technology not considered hardware equipment include all but which of the following devices? (Points : 5)

Layered voice analysis
Automated light survey
Ballistic glass
Wearable computer

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Question 1.1.(TCO 1) Present a thorough but succinct summary of the complete history of jails and correctional facilities. Discuss at length the reasoning for the various methods used to imprison offenders as well as the types of prison programs and protocols thought to rehabilitate inmates.(Points : 35)

Question 2.2.(TCO 2) In your opinion, what are the three most critical incidents jail staff is likely to face in their efforts to control the prison environment? With each of these incidents in mind, briefly summarize the components identified by the author as behaviors and protocols that should comprise a comprehensive jail emergency plan. From this list, develop a best practices model for three critical incidents you have identified. Evaluate the proposed components provided by the author in your attempt to develop your best practices protocol for the incidents you have identified. (Points : 35)

Question 3.3.(TCO 3) Prisons have long been plagued with gangs as a security threat group. Provide a complete and insightful summary of the current gang problem in the U.S. correctional system. Make sure to distinguish between the problems faced by correctional officers when dealing with the various racial and ethnic oriented prison gangs. In your response, reference key identifiers that assist prison staff in identifying gang members and monitoring threat risks.(Points : 35)

Question 4.4.(TCO 4) Processing adult and juvenile offenders presents several distinct problems. Identify at least three of these problems and briefly describe each one. Then, based on material from the text and other sources as available, provide a complete list of guidelines by which correctional officers can prepare to handle problems commonly associated with the booking process. Analyze the existing criteria for problem resolution and in an attempt to ensure the safety of the officer and the inmate, present your ideas as to how problems during booking can be avoided. (Points : 35)

Question 5.5.(TCO 5) Based on knowledge gained from this course, any additional academic research you have conducted, and any related work experience you may have, identify and briefly describe at least three types of psychological or therapeutic programs available prison inmates. Then, develop a comprehensive summary analysis of prison programs designed to assist inmates with mental health issues. (Points : 35)

Question 6.6.(TCO 6) Inmates presenting with a mental health disorder or co-occurring disorders are a serious problem for correctional officials. Discuss the issue, arguing both for and against the notion, that regardless of the mental health issues present, the offense committed by the inmate should take precedence and treatment should not come at the cost of punishment.(Points : 35)

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