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    No Vacancies? Osceola County Finds Keys to Attract and Retain Officer Staff

    Submitted by Denis Dowd, Director, Osceola County Corrections Department, Kissimmee, Florida for the 2007 LJN Exchange . Summary The recruitment and retention of staff in our jails always - or, at least for as long as I have been a jail manager - has been an issue of concern for managers. Not having enough staff to cover necessary posts, or not having the right staff to fill those posts, puts us in the troubling position of either reducing staff safety to unacceptable levels by leaving posts vacant...
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