Correctional Officers & Jailers
Also called: Correctional Officer, Corrections Officer (CO), Detention Deputy, Jailer
In the Air Force: Security Forces; Security Forces Apprentice, Combat Arms; Security Forces Craftsman; Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms; Security Forces Journeyman, Combat Arms; Security Forces Superintendent; Special Investigations Craftsman; Special Investigations Superintendent; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper
In the Army: Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Fire Support Specialist; Indirect Fire Infantryman; Infantryman; Internment/Resettlement Specialist; M1 Armor Crewman; Military Police; Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
In the Coast Guard: Special Investigations; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP)
In the Marine Corps: Anti-tank Missileman; Critical Skills Operator; Infantry Unit Leader; Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Crewman; Military Police; Riverine Assault Craft (RAC) Crewman; Special Investigations Craftsman; Special Investigations Journeyman; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice; Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper
In the Navy: Afloat Corrections Specialist; Correctional Custody Specialist Ashore; Corrections Specialist; Expeditionary Force Detainee Operations GITMO; Expeditionary Force Detainee/Confinement Operations - Deployed; GWOT IA/ILO Detainee Operations-Alternate; GWOT IA/ILOConfinement Operations-Non Deployed; Master-At-Arms
- Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
- Monitor conduct of prisoners in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
- Inspect conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.
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