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Fall 2020 delivery information

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Students examine the current institutional and community corrections systems in Ontario and Canada. The focus of this course will be on the role of the correctional officer, parole officer, probation officer and classification officer as well studying the inmate subculture. Students will get an opportunity to demonstrate some search techniques and how to respond to critical incidents within a correctional institution. The course is enhanced through class discussions of high profile criminals presently housed in the Canadian correctional system.