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NCJ Number: 63764 Find in a Library
Title: NEW YORK - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS - TRAINING ACADEMY BROCHURE - RECRUIT OFFICER TRAINING PROGRAM, V 1, N 1
Author(s): P ODELLAS
Corporate Author: New York City Dept of Corrections Training Acad
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New York City Dept of Corrections Training Acad
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BROCHURE FOR THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING ACADEMY CONTAINS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND ACADEMY REQUIREMENTS.
Abstract: THE ACADEMY, LOCATED ON RIKERS ISLAND, TRAINS RECRUIT OFFICERS FOR AN 8-WEEK PERIOD INCLUDING 27 DAYS OF CLASSROOM TRAINING AT THE FIRING RANGE. THE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS ARE ASSIGNED TO THE ACADEMY IMMEDIATELY UPON BEING HIRED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK; HERE THEY LEARN JOB FUNCTIONS THROUGH LECTURES, DEMONSTRATIONS, AND SUPERVISED APPLICATION OF CORRECTIONAL SKILLS IN AUTHENTIC INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS. AFTER COMPLETION OF THEIR PREPARATORY TRAINING, RECRUIT OFFICERS ARE CERTIFIED BY THE ACADEMY FOR ASSIGNMENT TO AN INSTITUTION. ALTHOUGH THEIR STATUS AS RECRUIT OFFICERS ENDS AT THIS POINT, THEY REMAIN PROBATIONARY OFFICERS FOR THE NEXT 10 MONTHS. REGULATIONS REGARDING ATTENDANCE (ABSENCES AND TARDINESS) AND CONDUCT ARE PRESENTED. THE TRAINING PROGRAM OPERATES ON A PASS OR FAIL SYSTEM AND EMPLOYS THREE COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS AND A PHYSICAL TRAINING TEST TO APPRAISE PERFORMANCE AND ATTITUDES. COSTS AND MATERIALS NEEDED FOR THE PROGRAM (BOOKS, UNIFORMS, UNIFORM ACCESSORIES) ARE DESCRIBED. A COMPLETE COURSE LIST INCLUDES DESCRIPTIONS OF SUCH CORRECTIONS CLASSES AS KEY AND TOOL CONTROL, COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY, BOMB THREATS AND INCIDENTS, REPORT WRITING, DEFENSIVE TRAINING, AND PENAL LAW. NAMES OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT STAFF ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Correctional officer training; Correctional Officers; Correctional preservice training; Course materials; Curriculum; Staff development training
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