Exploding the Myths about Staff Sexual Misconduct with Inmates:
Risk Assessment, Prevention and Investigation

By: Elizabeth Layman, Susan McCampbell, and Andie Moss

Included in this article is information about:

  • Defining Staff Sexual Misconduct
  • The National Scope - Highlighting the Issue
  • Assessing Your Agency's Vulnerability
  • Overcoming Negative Agency Culture
  • Human Dynamics In Jail – Establishing and Maintaining Professional Boundaries
  • The Investigation and the Investigators
  • Adding Value to the Agency
  • To Learn About the Authors

Exploding the Myths.pdf

Note: The source material for this article was gathered by the Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc. during development of a National Institute of Corrections (NIC) funded project to develop training curriculum for agency personnel charged with investigating allegations of staff sexual misconduct with inmates. This material was also presented at an NIC Workshop at the American Jail Association Conference, May 2000, in Sacramento, California. The Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc., would like to acknowledge the work of NIC in their leadership and support of the field in this important public policy initiative. For more information about this subject, or NIC training, please see the contact information at the end of the article.




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