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5 things you need to know about being a prison officer

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Dawn quote: "Kindness and understanding are two of the most powerful tools you can have at your disposal when working with prisoners."

Starting out as a prison officer 35 years ago, Dawn progressed up the ranks to governor, a role she’s held in several  prisons. She shares her thoughts and reflections on working as a prison officer, how it’s changed over the …

The probation services officer role from two different perspectives

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Georgie (left) and Pavenpreet (right)

We spoke to Pavenpreet and Georgie who work for London Probation Service as probation services officers. Pavenpreet has nearly nine years’ experience while Georgie joined the service last year. Will their different lengths of service change their reflections on the …