Integrity in Jail Operations: Addressing Employee/Offender Relationships

Simonian, Nairi M.; Smith, Brenda V.
July 2006
American Jails;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p9
The article discusses several law cases that involve jail officers having relationships with ex-offenders or individuals who are under the supervision of a criminal justice agency in the U.S. As these situations posed a challenge to the government in ensuring the integrity of operations by establishing policies in governing these cases, a guidance is provided that could help an agency draft or evaluate its own institutional policies.


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