Correctional employees have are exposed to individuals on a frequent basis that consider deviance a normal way of life. Over time this exposure can have a negative influence if not properly managed by correctional agencies.
In your initial post, discuss the increased risk of workplace corruption among correctional employees. As part of your response identify some examples of temptations correctional employees face which could lead to workplace corruption. Conclude your response by identifying measures correctional agencies can implement to reduce the threat of workplace corruption.
Research has identified internal and external pressures as some of the issues causing corruption among correctional officers. Negative environmental factors such as dealing with the constant threat of physical harm have led to these corrupt practices. Working with disgruntled staff members and lack of appreciation by administrators. Correctional facilities could deal with this problem by implementing in-depth training programs to teach these workers ethics. Lawmakers also have more responsibility on this issue, including inspecting the facilities and questioning workers about their corrupt activities.