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Title:
Correction officer
Author:
Maynard, Gary D. M.S.
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Edition:
Fourteenth edition.
Publication Information:
Lawrenceville, NJ : Thomson/Arco, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
iv, 396 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780768910124
Format :
Book

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Features 6 sample qualifying tests for federal, state, municipal, and even private sector positions. Plus, career-planning commentary from a Department of Corrections Director.


Table of Contents

What This Book Will Do for Youp. 1
Part I What Kind of Work Will You Be Doing?p. 5
Chapter 1 Duties of a Correction Officerp. 6
Chapter 2 Working Conditionsp. 9
Chapter 3 Trainingp. 13
Chapter 4 How to Apply for a Jobp. 18
Chapter 5 Salaries You May Expectp. 20
Chapter 6 Sample Announcementsp. 25
Part II Preparing for the Correction Officer Examp. 81
Chapter 7 Test-Taking Techniquesp. 82
Chapter 8 Review of the Major Question Formatsp. 84
Observation and Memoryp. 84
Reading Comprehensionp. 92
English Usage and Grammarp. 100
Part III Model Examinationsp. 121
Chapter 9 An Actual Previous Examinationp. 125
Answers and Explanationsp. 149
Chapter 10 Model Examination 1p. 157
Answers and Explanationsp. 189
Chapter 11 Model Examination 2p. 201
Answers and Explanationsp. 225
Chapter 12 Model Examination 3p. 231
Answers and Explanationsp. 247
Chapter 13 Model Examination 4p. 253
Answers and Explanationsp. 284
Chapter 14 Model Examination 5p. 293
Answers and Explanationsp. 314
Chapter 15 Sample Promotion Questions from Previous Examinationsp. 319
Answer Keyp. 338
Part IV Career Information Resourcesp. 339
Chapter 16 Private Prison Corporationsp. 340
Chapter 17 Federal Bureau of Prisons Locationsp. 343
Chapter 18 State Corrections Departmentsp. 353
Appendix Physical Fitness Coursep. 359
Defining Fitnessp. 359
A Workout Schedulep. 360
A Matter of Principlep. 361
The Programp. 361
The Program for Menp. 365
The Program for Womenp. 380
Isometricsp. 393
Water Activitiesp. 394
Weight Trainingp. 395
Sportsp. 395
About the Authorp. 396