26/07/2021

Categories: Crime and Criminal Justice, Undergradute

Why prison officers are so inspirational

The media is often discussing news stories surrounding crime, the good, the bad and of course, the ugly, but there are still plenty of stories that are not told. Many crime cases are reported when the crime happens, when a verdict is reach in court, but then things go quiet. For prison officers, this is when their prison work expertise comes to the fore, and they become part of the solution.


Working as a prison officer is not for everyone, it takes a lot of dedication, tactful thinking, and passion but for those who do work in the institutions, it is the one of the most rewarding roles they could imagine. Helping those who have fallen off the right path and showing them the way back to it.


Often people think of inmates as nothing more than people taking up space, but there are many ways people can better their quality of life by using their sentence productively. Prisoners can spend their time studying for a variety of qualifications which help them to start their careers after they are released, but prison officers are key in who supporting their endeavours, making the largest difference in their lives.

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Not only do the prison officers help the prisoners better themselves, but they also ensure the peace is kept daily. Sadly, crime is a way of life for a lot of people, meaning that many criminals are repeat offenders. However, prison officers have many ways to make sure it remains a stable environment, different schedules to inmates and promoting a safe and healthy prison during their prison work.


The heroic prison work that prison officers do daily often goes unnoticed, but it is important to remember that their efforts help keep our nation safe. If you’ve been inspired by prison officers work, check out the incredible Crime and Criminal Justice courses on offer at the University of Bolton, where you can work to have a positive effect on society.

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4.5 years
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