Correctional Officer Job Questions & Answers

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Is being a correctional officer a hard job? I mean no I ma not lazy but I was just wondering from someone who works one. And are you really not equipped without a weapon? What if someone attacks you
1 answers - Asked By: Edwin - 8/24/2013
And why ? I've applied to all three and I'm debating which Job to take. Thanks
5 answers - Asked By: Cricket - 11/15/2012
I am writing a career paper about becoming a correctional officer. I know that they need compassion, but for some reason i can't think of any instances where it would be used. If anyone can help me, I...
4 answers - Asked By: Nik - 5/25/2010
I have been a correctional officer in a private facility for a year and a half now. Because of the nature of a private facility I don't get paid even close to what an average state or federal Correcti...
1 answers - Asked By: Kameron Griffin - 7/23/2010
3 answers - Asked By: shygirl - 6/18/2008
I live in new york and i have a criminal justice degree. I have taken many test here for a police officer but still haven't heard anything back. I know new York is on a hiring freeze and i really don'...
1 answers - Asked By: jeff a - 1/4/2012
So I just wanted some advice on this, I applied and says many vacancies, but I hear nothing so what can I do?
1 answers - Asked By: charles - 8/22/2012
I have read that you can't have any felonies to be a correctional officer. Does DUI count also?
2 answers - Asked By: trcyddy - 11/3/2007
My husband has been working part time in the prison for 7 months now, soon to be full time. He works at a county prison not a state prison. He always blows off my questions because I know he doesn't w...
3 answers - Asked By: - 4/5/2013
Thinking about becoming a JCO in Texas is this a hard job? I know it can be stressful and sometimes dangerous. But is it to the point that you should not waist your time? Any JCO's out there that love...
1 answers - Asked By: A - 1/26/2012
I am doing my senior exit on this and i need to know this. Please help!
6 answers - Asked By: - 9/22/2009
I work at a university as a security officer while attending college. However, due to increase in my expenses, I want to become a correctional officer. I am scared though, wondering if i can be able t...
4 answers - Asked By: Triob - 12/30/2007
I'm a nineteen year old male by the way.
1 answers - Asked By: - 9/8/2013
I need to do something besides the military to get me out of the house and on my own the quickest and my mom suggested becoming a correctional officer because they make decent money and it's a governm...
3 answers - Asked By: - 6/27/2013
6 answers - Asked By: avatar - 11/10/2008
If anyone is or knows a Correcttional Officer that works for a state prison please share what you did to obtain that job. I'm looking into becoming a Correctional Officer after highschool and I need a...
7 answers - Asked By: Proud Fatty - 7/10/2008
How much do they make? how many hours a week? Desribe life at work.
2 answers - Asked By: yokonjoe2002 - 12/1/2007
Ok. i need help! i'm interviewing correctianl officers and i need help with my questions!!!!!!where can i go ???? i need them by today!!! any help who be awsome(" THAN KS
2 answers - Asked By: meetoo44 - 3/25/2008
2 answers - Asked By: DARNELL - 7/13/2006
Can I still work as a Correctional Officer with a Class 3 Misdemeanor?? This would be in the State of Texas.....Thanks to all!!!
1 answers - Asked By: ccoleman4589 - 5/23/2008
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