Deconstructing Correctional Officer Deviance: Toward Typologies of Actions and Controls
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Type of Workpages 110-126
DepartmentSchool of Criminal Justice
This article reviews the scholarly research that has been conducted on the problem of correctionalofficer (CO) deviance. It then outlines the most dominant kinds of CO deviance and the solutionsthat have been proposed and, in part, implemented. In so doing, the author provides a typology ofthe categories of deviance and the variety of controls. The researcher concludes with severalrecommendations on how these findings might be utilized to further the research on this subject.