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NCJ Number: 134280 Find in a Library
Title: Summary of Results from the 1990 Prison Social Climate Survey
Journal: Research Forum  Volume:1  Issue:2  Dated:(June 1991)  Pages:1-8
Author(s): T Brooks; P Brustman; E Gilman; R Schoppet; S Styles
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This survey, administered to a representative sample of staff throughout the Bureau of Prisons (BOP), covers four main areas: safety and security; work environment; quality of life; and personal well-being.
Abstract: Results show that BOP employees view the agency, their institutions, and their departments favorably. Although the inmate population has continued to rise, staff reported that crowding has decreased and that inmate privacy has improved. Staff reported less frequent contact with inmates they knew or suspected were HIV-infected than in either 1988 or 1989. Although staff believe that their hard work will be recognized, they are less convinced that good performance on their part will lead to a cash award or that promotions are related to job performance. 1 table and 3 footnotes
Main Term(s): Prison climate
Index Term(s): Correctional facility surveys; Correctional personnel attitudes; Work attitudes
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