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Being a prison officer isn't just a job, it's a whole new career

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Joining HMPPS as a prison officer gives you a range of opportunities for your career.    Ricky started in the role 20 years ago, before training to join the Physical Education (PE) department. Today, he heads up PE and wellbeing offer …

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 …