Devry JADM435 final exam

| August 14, 2017

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Question 1.1.(TCO 7) The function of the jail command staff includes all but
which of the following job tasks? (Points
: 5)

Reads daily shift reports
Conducts jail inspections
Responds to inmate grievances
Conducts inmate rehabilitation programs

Question 2.2.(TCO 7) Auxiliary staff has limited privileges. Which of the
following is not a privilege extended to an auxiliary staff member? (Points : 5)

Being allowed in some areas of the jail
Training
Are allowed to carry weapons
Assist in many of the duties assigned regular correctional staff

Question 3.3.(TCO 7) According to the ACA and the GMU, all but one of the
following is considered a top 10 stressor. (Points : 5)

Short staffing
Lazy coworkers
Lack of support from supervisors
Manageable caseloads

Question 4.4.(TCO 8) 42 U.S.C. 1983 litigation targets specific areas of prison
operations. Which of the following is not one of those areas? (Points : 5)

Medical treatment
Parental rights
Physical security
Due process

Question 5.5.(TCO 8) Inmates’ rights are derived from all but which of the
following amendments? (Points
: 5)

First Amendment
Second Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Eighth Amendment

Question 6.6.(TCO 8) Inmates’ expectation of privacy is a key issue. In general
terms, the Fourth Amendment does not cover inmates as it does persons who
are not incarcerated. Which of the following does not explain why the
court has taken this approach? (Points
: 5)

Inmates have no reasonable expectation of privacy in their cells
If full privacy were granted inmates, prison security would suffer
Random searches by correctional officers serve little purpose
Correctional officers must be free to seize weapons and contraband

Question 7.7.(TCO 8) Mryl Alexander, in his role as president for the ACA,
stated all but one of the following rights in his presidential address. Which
of the following rights was not part of Mryl Alexander’s inmate Bill of
Rights? (Points : 5)

The right to clean, decent surroundings
Inmates should have the right to reinforce and strengthen ties with
their families
The right to gainful employment once released from prison
The right to positive guidance and counsel

Question 8.8.(TCO 8) The National Commission of Correctional Health Care
(NCCHC) was incorporated in 1983. Which of the following statements does
not describe the NCCHC? (Points
: 5)

Essential standards for inmate healthcare must be met
The NCCHC does not accredit small jails
The NCCHC has a total of 72 standards
The NCCHC has thirteen standards that apply to health services
information

Question 9.9.(TCO 9) Community corrections efforts are not new. Minnesota
enacted its Community Corrections Act in what year? (Points : 5)

1971
1973
Minnesota does not have a Community Corrections Act
1972

Question 10.10.(TCO 9) Offenders involved in a community-based program are
required to abide all but which one of the following restrictions? (Points : 5)

Nightly curfews
Drug and/or alcohol testing
Unannounced visits from correctional staff
Completing their education

Question 11.11.(TCO 9) Home detention programs offer inmates all but one of the
following. Which practice is not considered as a positive alternative to
incarceration by eligible offenders? (Points
: 5)

Offender is not isolated from the community
Offender is not spending time with other inmates
Inmate does not occupy a cell in a crowded facility
Inmate continues to be monitored

Question 12.12.(TCO 9) Advances in security technology not considered hardware
equipment include all but which of the following devices? (Points : 5)

Layered voice analysis
Automated light survey
Ballistic glass
Wearable computer

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Question 1.1.(TCO 1)
Present a thorough but succinct summary of the complete history of jails
and correctional facilities. Discuss at length the reasoning for the
various methods used to imprison offenders as well as the types of prison
programs and protocols thought to rehabilitate inmates.(Points : 35)

Question 2.2.(TCO 2)
In your opinion, what are the three most critical incidents jail staff is
likely to face in their efforts to control the prison environment? With
each of these incidents in mind, briefly summarize the components
identified by the author as behaviors and protocols that should comprise a
comprehensive jail emergency plan. From this list, develop a best practices
model for three critical incidents you have identified. Evaluate the
proposed components provided by the author in your attempt to develop your
best practices protocol for the incidents you have identified. (Points : 35)

Question 3.3.(TCO 3)
Prisons have long been plagued with gangs as a security threat group.
Provide a complete and insightful summary of the current gang problem in
the U.S. correctional system. Make sure to distinguish between the problems
faced by correctional officers when dealing with the various racial and
ethnic oriented prison gangs. In your response, reference key identifiers
that assist prison staff in identifying gang members and monitoring threat
risks.(Points : 35)

Question 4.4.(TCO 4)
Processing adult and juvenile offenders presents several distinct problems.
Identify at least three of these problems and briefly describe each one.
Then, based on material from the text and other sources as available,
provide a complete list of guidelines by which correctional officers can
prepare to handle problems commonly associated with the booking process.
Analyze the existing criteria for problem resolution and in an attempt to ensure
the safety of the officer and the inmate, present your ideas as to how
problems during booking can be avoided. (Points
: 35)

Question 5.5.(TCO 5)
Based on knowledge gained from this course, any additional academic
research you have conducted, and any related work experience you may have,
identify and briefly describe at least three types of psychological or
therapeutic programs available prison inmates. Then, develop a
comprehensive summary analysis of prison programs designed to assist
inmates with mental health issues. (Points
: 35)

Question 6.6.(TCO 6)
Inmates presenting with a mental health disorder or co-occurring disorders
are a serious problem for correctional officials. Discuss the issue,
arguing both for and against the notion, that regardless of the mental
health issues present, the offense committed by the inmate should take
precedence and treatment should not come at the cost of punishment.(Points : 35)

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