Doing Time Eight Hours a Day
Memoirs of a Correctional Officer
||Palmer, James R.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||iUniverse, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $22.95|
| Book Description: |
Correctional officers face danger every time they go to work, and the public rarely appreciates the job that they do. Author James R. Palmer worked many years at the Kentucky Department of Corrections, spending seven of them with the solitary confinement unit. In this memoir, he looks back at his career and shares what it’s really like working in prison.
For example, inmates aren’t afraid to use sharp objects to hurt officers, who—just like the...