Former KRUS Director Harald Føsker received in 2010 a diploma as proof that KRUS and the other Nordic countries were nominated for an ICPA award for the comparative study on recidivism in the Nordic countries (The "Return" report).
There are currently several inmates in Norwegian prisons who have expressed extreme opinions or are supporting violent extremism. In the fight against radicalization and violent extremism, prison staff must therefore play a more active role.
The KRUS students got a little surprise this week during Birgitte Storvik's lecture if the topic #2: The Penal Law. Concluding the lecture about Convicted Foreigners, she launched a little competition in the auditorium, where the aspirants had to answer a quiz about the issues that were discussed. The answers were given by showing posters with alternative answers. We think most students will remember the main points of the lecture quite well after this.
In cooperation with the PROBA Research Company, the scientists Yngve Hammerlin and Tore Rokkan will investigate the extent of violence and threats in the state asylum centers for refugees. The work will be carried out during 2013 and will build on lessons learned from working with violence and threats of the Correctional Services. The final report will also provide recommendations for reducing the incidence of undesirable behavior in the centers.
There will be a variation of challenges to meet you if you choose to become a prison officer. A prison is a small community within the community where you are assigned to a special role. As prison officer you will have the responsibility for the safety of inmates and staff in prison, while protecting the security of the prison. Therefore, as a prison officer you'll be responsible for a safer society.
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