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Welcome to Correctional Officer Training Headquarters! We offer all the information you need to start out on your quest in becoming a corrections officer. Specific hiring requirements for all 50-States, detailed step-by-step information, and access to potential employment opportunities to assist you get hired today!

How to Become a Correctional Officer in Miami

Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation is currently recruiting individuals interested in becoming Correctional Officer in Miami, FL. The Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department operates five correctional facilities in the city of Miami holding on average 7,000 inmates serving out their sentences or awaiting trial dates. Minimum Requirements Must be at least 18 years old Must […]

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Guide to Correctional Officer Incident Report Writing

Writing reports as a Correctional Officer is one of the most important daily duties that you will be required to complete. The importance of good report writing for correctional officers should not be discounted as your written communication skills will speak volumes about you as an officer without you even saying a word.  Which is […]

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Which Type of Degree Is Best for Corrections Officers?

Becoming a correctional officer often time means that you will be required to earn college credits, or possess a college degree at the Associates or Bachelor’s level, but which one is best?  What degree program should you focus on? Choosing the right degree program is an important decision for most people since its not only […]

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Guidelines for Proper Grooming & Appearance in Corrections

Regardless of the career, if you are required to wear a uniform then there are almost assuredly some set guidelines on the proper wear and appearance of said uniform, as well as your personal appearance while in it. While most aspects of your correctional officer uniform are dictated within your department’s regulations on such matters, […]

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Requirements to Become a Federal Correctional Officer

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) operates facilities that are structured into 6 regions within the United States; three are located in the eastern part of the U.S, two are located in the Central U.S, and one is located in the Western U.S, which includes Alaska and Hawaii. Typically there are multiple vacancies within various […]

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How To Become a Correctional Officer in Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles is seeking individuals for Detention Officer positions that have a focus on safety, are physically able and capable perform the job duties, can remain composed under stress, have outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and the drive to uphold the superior performance levels that the city expects. These are […]

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Steps To Becoming a Corrections Officer in the Military

In the United States Army the military equivalent to the civilian job of correctional officer is the 31E, Internment/Resettlement Specialist. As an Internment/Resettlement (I/R) Specialist in the U.S. Army, your daily duties will primarily consist of the operations within military prisons, correctional & detention facilities or as mission dictates. In order to become a corrections […]

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How to Become a Correctional Officer in Atlanta

The City of Atlanta is currently seeking to fill a Correctional Officer (E) position. This job is located in Atlanta, GA and is a full-time position with a salary range of $16.47 to $23.98 an hour, or $34,257 to $49,869 annually. The closing date for this position is April 1, 2014, but if the position […]

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Key Areas of Focus on the Correctional Officer Test

As you approach your testing date for your correctional officer test, take a moment to become aware of the key areas of focus that will be apart of the test so that you have a better understanding of not only what you should expect to appear on the test, but also what you should focus […]

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