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Risk Management in Criminal Justice Organizations
An examination of the importance of risk management planning in criminal justice organizations.
# 114512 | 786 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US

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This paper discusses the importance of risk management planning. It discusses the case of Rick Rescorla, Security Chief at the investment firm Morgan Stanley, headquartered at the World Trade Center who perished on September 11, 2001 due to the lack of proper risk management planning by his superiors. The paper then looks at specific risk management in criminal justice facilities.

Table of Contents:
The Importance of Risk Management Planning
Specific Risk Management in Criminal Justice Facilities

From the Paper:

"Similar concerns apply in court facilities, except that the multiple roles of court officers generally requires them to be armed at all times to properly perform their vocational responsibilities of protecting judges, juries, court employees, and members of the public. Accordingly, instead of instituting the same mandatory disarming policies that are appropriate within police stations, court security managers generally manage the specific risk of offenders possibly attacking a lone officer by requiring that court officers always escort lone prisoners in pairs, with corresponding ratios of officers to offenders as necessitated by risk management planning scenarios (Sweeney, 2005). In principle, risk management within the criminal justice environment requires anticipating potential risk scenarios and establishing procedures for minimizing those risks through policy and procedure."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Buerger, M., Levin, B. (2005) The Future of Officer Safety in An Age of Terrorism. The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Vol. 74 No. 9, (pp. 2-8).
  • Larsen, R. (2007) Our Own Worst Enemy: Asking the Right Questions About Security to Protect You, Your Family, and America. New York: Grand Central Publishing.
  • Sweeney, E. (2005) The Patrol Officer. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin; Vol. 74 No. 9, (pp. 14-21).

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