Safety and security of the public, staff and residents is what our profession is all about. One way to ensure safety and preserve security is to be ever vigilant in controlling contraband in the facilities. Control of contraband happens by doing thorough searches of people and areas. Proper preservation of evidence and documentation will help with prosecuting offenders.
After this course of instruction, the student will be able to:
- Define contraband.
- Identify possible ways contraband gets into correctional facilities.
- Name the common drugs found in Correctional facilities.
- List the identifiers that should be labeled on packaged evidence.
- Describe the differences between how wet and dry evidence should be collected/packaged.
- List all interrogatives required which must be included in a well-constructed written report.