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Recommended Reading for Correctional Officers


A Collection of Good Books Every Correctional Officer Should Read.For those who are new to the field of corrections or if you have been a correctional officer for a number of years and you’re looking for some great books related to your career then this is it.

The below book list include some great books, both true stories, fiction, and fact based resource guides that anyone starting out as a correctional officer should own to offer you a new and different perspective on the various things that you may encounter and what others in the past have lived through as a corrections officer.

So if you have some free time and want to spend it with some good reading material, then check out some the great books listed below. Additionally, if you are studying for you correctional officer test, you can click here for our list of the top correctional officer exam study guides.

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Doing Time Eight Hours a Day: Memoirs of a Correctional OfficerPaperback, HardcoverKindle
The Art of the Con: Avoiding Offender ManipulationPaperbackNo
Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's PrisonsPaperback, HardcoverKindle
Newjack: Guarding Sing SingPaperback, Hardcover, Audio BookKindle, iTunes
Correction Officer's Guide to Understanding Inmates: The 44 Keys to Power, Control, and Respect (Volume 1)PaperbackNo
Warden: Texas Prison Life and Death from the Inside OutHardcoverNo
Games Criminals Play: How You Can Profit by Knowing ThemHardcoverNo
The Largest Hotel Chain in Texas: Texas PrisonsPaperbackNo
Colditz: The Definitive History: The Untold Story of World War II's Great EscapesPaperback, HardcoverNo
The Hot House: Life Inside Leavenworth PrisonPaperback, HardcoverKindle, iTunes
Governing PrisonsPaperback, HardcoverNo
Resolution of Prison Riots: Strategies and PoliciesHardcoverKindle
Correctional Officer Resource GuidePaperbackNo
American CorrectionsPaperback, HardcoverKindle
Inside: Life Behind Bars in AmericaPaperback, HardcoverKindle, iTunes

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