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What Are the Most Dangerous Everyday Objects in Your Facility?
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Correctional officers in prisons and jails face an environment in which they are surrounded by potentially dangerous inmates with access to ordinary items that can be converted into weapons.  In a new NIJ-funded report, Improving Correctional Officer Safety: Reducing Inmate Weapons, a panel of practitioners from the correctional community, along with researchers from Johns Hopkins University, looks at which everyday objects pose the greatest threat to correctional officers in the real world environment.




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