Multimedia Resources

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Audio Link 14.1: States Face Correctional Officer Shortage Amid A Cultural Stigma
Description: More than 1.3 million people are incarcerated in state prisons in this country, and keeping those prisons running requires tens of thousands of corrections officers. But right now, some states are facing major staffing shortages.

Audio Link 14.1: New York Corrections Officers Convicted In Inmate Assault
Description: NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Bronx County District Attorney Darcel Clark about the conviction of four New York corrections officers and a former chief of security for assaulting an inmate and attempting to cover it up.

Video Link 14.1: Stanford prison experiment continues to shock
Description: Forty years ago a group of students hoping to make a bit of holiday money turned up at a basement in Stanford University, California, for what was to become one of the most notorious experiments in the study of human psychology.

Video Link 14.2: Community corrections cfficer of the year Marko Anderson

Video Link 14.3: Correctional officers on the front lines in evidence-based programs

Video Link 14.4: Driving results with staff feedback

Video Link 14.5: Alarming number of corrections officers driven to suicide
Description: More than a dozen corrections officers have taken their lives over recent years in a heartbreaking and disturbing trend, and 5 Investigates digs deeper into what's pushing them over the edge.

Web Link 14.1: Career as a Correctional Officer
Description: Website for Correctional Officer

Web Link 14.2: Applying for a Correctional Officer position
Description: California webpage for correctional officer application