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Correctional Officer Ethical Considerations

Need help 3-4 paragraphs discussing the controversy about having male officers within a female prison setting. One side of the argument states that males should not be officers in a female correctional setting because of the problems with privacy and the abuse of power, resulting in pregnancy. Furthermore, female officers in male prisons could cause problems with privacy. Do you believe that male prisons should only have male officers and female prisons only have female officers? Why or why not? What might be some problems? What might be some advantages? Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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I believe that male prisons should only have male officers, and female prisons should only have female officers. This is due to the fact that there is a greater probability of abuse of power in female prisons by male officers, due to the tendency of some males to seek sexual relations with females that are powerless to resist them. In addition, there is a greater likelihood of sexual ...

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This solution describes important ethical considerations in correctional work.

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