correctional officer http://iowapublicradio.org en Staffing Iowa's Prisons http://iowapublicradio.org/post/staffing-iowas-prisons <p>Nationally the turnover rate for correctional officers is over 15%. Working in a prison is a stressful and dangerous job, but it can also be rewarding.&nbsp; Today, Clay Masters speaks with a correctional officer from the Mitchellville Correctional Institute for Women joins the program to discuss what its like to work at a prison.</p><p>Also, the union AFSCME claims that the Department of Corrections has insufficient staff numbers running the state’s prison and as a result correctional officers are at risk.&nbsp; Clay Masters looks into the validity of these claims</p><p></p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 19:54:00 +0000 Clay Masters & Sarah Boden 24421 at http://iowapublicradio.org Staffing Iowa's Prisons