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Correctional Officers Training

The Basic Correctional Training (BCT) program for new recruits has been expanded to incorporate an additional week of instruction with specialized training
components, including the Youthful Offender, Special Management Unit Oversight, Mental Health, and Residential Substance Abuse Treatment.

The Academy offers a 40 hour course for in-service training that covers all uniformed and non-uniformed staff with inmate contact. A sixteen (16) hour course is required for correctional staff without daily contact.