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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

When I worked for Tarrant County, the ratio was officially 48-1... of course, you had 72 inmates to 1 officer in a pod. How did they get away with it? Two 72 inmate pods back to back with an officer in each pod plus a 'rover/zone' officer. 3-144=1-48... and if we were really strapped we just counted the supervisors towards the ratio. Nothing legally wrong with it, but it was a definite officer safety issue

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

KSP- Henderson County  4,206,074 / 1      just playing with you guys


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KSP- Henderson County  4,206,074 / 1      just playing with you guys



I was like, Damn!!


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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

The county jail that I work for is the same way. There are eighty plus inmates to one officer. I don't see how agencies are allowed to do this, it is a really bad officer safety issue. There should be atleast two officers in the wing. Then again, most agencies don't have the staff available to do this. A big change needs to be made to preserve officer safety.

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

In a prisoner housing unit you're looking at about 76 to 1 in our Level 2 through Level 4 units both being low medium to medium security. On the big prison yard (where I work) on a warm summer day you're looking at about 240 to 1 with a gun tower back up.


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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

The housing units at our facility were built for 2 per cell. 16 cells. 2 units per unit. We have up to 65 in any of these units at any given time. We have 1000 inmates and 180 officers total count. 20 of those are specialty posts that don't see the floor. I wish I didn't have to deal with inmates and could get paid for it.

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

128 to 1


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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

California Department of Corrections, 100-1 staffing ratio in the housing units.  360 design units have 100 cells, Inmates are doubled celled), (2 tiers/50 per tier).  Each unit has two floor officers.  In the level III and IV units you have gun coverage which equates to an armed control booth officer.  In the level I and II (Lower custody), the same size units except all open dorms.  No gun coverage, two floor officers. 

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

Dorm area its 100 inmates to 2 officers,1 officer on the floor with the inmates and 1 officer in the control room.Cell areas is 62 inmates to 2 officers and again its 1 on the floor and 1 in the control room.

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

160 to 2 some times 1.

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

Working a pod, 60-1, working a dorm, up to 120-1 but the dorms are usally at 100 but can house 120.


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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

not going to say where i work but we operate at 368 to 1 when full.   right now my unit is 366 to 1. 

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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

155 to 2 floor officers/1 control

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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

64 to 1 officer, but if needed in an emergency we had 4 officers roaming the halls

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Rate This | Posted over 4 years ago

 

At ACC the average staff to inmate ratio is 134 - 1 if your in a housing unit. Chow hall is about 400 - 4 or less on my shift because the grave yard is seriously short staffed. Ive heard rumors of rooks on the way out of the academy though


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Rate This | Posted about 4 years ago

 

When I worked for the Arkansas Dept of Correction, we had an average ratio (at my unit, anyway) of approximately 80:1 on a good day; at times it'd be about 160:1.

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Rate This | Posted about 4 years ago

 

 County jail, 56-1, but that is only at full capacity, and I have only had that a few times in the year I've been there.  My favorite is working the Med unit with the females, 3-1!


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Rate This | Posted almost 4 years ago

 

depending on which block youre on....60-90 to 1

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Rate This | Posted over 3 years ago

 

max unit when full 20-1 however this is an indirect supervision unit and we have a control tech or another officer in the control room so maybe 20-2, meduim status inmates when unit is full 64-1 and the minimum status inmates when full 56-1.  I have to say that having people skills and choosing you battles (with the inmates and the command staff) is really what makes it tolerable.

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Rate This | Posted over 3 years ago

 

Our standard housing units are 200 inmates, 3 CO's and 1 Sgt.  3 CO's in the yard

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Rate This | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

In one pod we have roughly 200 inmates but they are divided in sub-pods of 48. There is always 2 DO's working eaching pod but with sub-pods the ratio is always approx 48 inmates-2 DO's. On top of that we have what we call detention support specialist who are civilians who work the towers and central control in our jail. So each pod has a tower manned by a DSS. So in reality we have a ratio of approx. 48 inmates to 2 DO's and a DSS who watches over us every time we enter into a sub pod.

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Rate This | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

We run between 50 to 55 (max) on each pod to one C/O. Direct contact, we have no bubble. It atleast keeps your blood flowing throughout the day.

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Rate This | Posted almost 3 years ago

 

any where from 130-210 inmates to 1 officer in the wings (there are 4 wings in a housing unit) and 1 officer in the control bubble. On a good day we might get lucky and some units will have a second roving officer assigned and usually 1 Sgt. for every 3-5 housing units.


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Rate This | Posted over 2 years ago

 

 At our camp we have 1 bubble co, 2 wing co's and usually a sgt unless they get pulled for somewhere else.  GP houses have up to 50 per wing with 4 wings.  Unless it's a treatment house which usually has 60 to a wing.  Then there is the dreaded "honor house" (what a joke) with up to 100 inmates to a wing, 1 co per wing and one of the wings barely gets radio reception because it's below building grade.

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Rate This | Posted over 2 years ago

 

Prior to my current assignment, I worked the SATP building (substance abuse treatment programs) and ran 4 barracks (200 inmates) class I inmates in a medium security unit.I also ran 2 barracks with 100 inmates class 1 through 4 before, which I dont like at all!

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Rate This | Posted over 2 years ago

 

These numbers are insane. I knew Corrections as a whole was understaffed but damn. I've worked at smaller military prision. Any time we could hold about 200 to 300 inmates at my current command. I've haven't worked with those types of numbers though because I was at a smaller brig before here. Marine Corrections is very small is being taken over by the Navy. Our three main Marine Corps bases hold less than a 100. If I had to take a guess, as far as inmate to staff ratio I would say roughly 5 to 1. It's really small.


Seeing the other numbers is definetly an eye opener.