Why All the Stress in Corrections?

Correctional Officers have many reasons for entering their field. Some corrections officers get into the field because of their personal convictions about criminal justice. Others like that it takes less time to get on first shift than if they became police officers. A continually growing prison population creates job stability, Read more…

Prescription Abuse by Firefighters

The abuse of prescription pharmaceuticals is an epidemic within the United States. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the “…extent of the problem is staggering, with national surveys showing that in 2003 approximately 15 million Americans, ages 12 and older used a psycho-therapeutic for a Read more…