Correctional Officer [Holland College]

Holland College

Correctional Officers monitor, supervise and interact with incarcerated offenders to help offenders to become law-abiding citizens after serving their sentences. Correctional Officers ensure the safety and well-being of inmates within institutions. Some tasks include: supervising inmate movement, escorting inmates both inside and outside the institution, searching cells, offenders, visitors, vehicles, living units, and surrounding areas, extracting inmates from cells, and conducting security checks. Other Correctional Officer duties include verifying safety equipment, drafting daily logs, submitting reports, and briefing visitors, volunteers, and other criminal justice professionals entering the institution.