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Law Enforcement as a Career – Corrections Officer

STATE AGENCIES – Corrections Officer

Correctional officers balance compassion with accountability while supervising individuals in correctional facilities throughout the state. Correctional officers enforce rules, conduct searches, write reports and maintain order, safety and security in the facility. Correctional officers may assist offenders with education, counseling or other rehabilitative needs. As a correctional officer, you will learn valuable communication and de-escalation skills for assisting both incarcerated individuals and the public.