Week 4 discussion forum – gender issues for correctional officers/no

Should gender be a consideration in assigning Correctional officers?

  1. Discuss the problems that a female correctional officer would face when working in a facility for male inmates.
  2. What problems would a male officer face when working in a facility for female inmates? 
  3. What advantages might there be to having COs of one gender working in a facility for inmates of the other gender? 
  4. Do you think COs should be required to work in same-gender facilities?

Please include references

Week 4 discussion forum – gender issues for correctional officers/no

Should gender be a consideration in assigning Correctional officers?

  1. Discuss the problems that a female correctional officer would face when working in a facility for male inmates.
  2. What problems would a male officer face when working in a facility for female inmates? 
  3. What advantages might there be to having COs of one gender working in a facility for inmates of the other gender? 
  4. Do you think COs should be required to work in same-gender facilities?

Please include references