"In corrections, you get to do something for you and you're also serving your country. It's a service to your community and to your country."
- Matthew Carpenter, Chief of Unit Management
Safety and Security with CCA
Experience and Philosophy Meet Technology
Safety and security is the foundation of successful corrections management with CCA.
CCA’s security and safety is defined by more than state-of-the-art hardware. We are guided by a philosophy that upholds correctional best practices, contractual mandates, national accreditation standards set by the American Correctional Association (ACA) and our own proven expertise. CCA’s commitment to safety and security is developed through organizational measures, ongoing intensive training and the latest in correctional technology and intelligence.
On the frontline level, being a member of the security team at CCA means more than performing routine checks on a shift; it means being an ambassador of safety and security for inmates, the surrounding community and fellow staff. CCA correctional officers are responsible for securing housing units, controlling inmate movements, performing perimeter checks, supervising inmates, reporting and documenting incidents and resolving conflicts. They are expertly trained security experts, who each year undergoing training to keep their skills fresh.
CCA provides the highest quality, most cutting-edge safety and security equipment in the industry. Our facilities are outfitted with state-of-the-art technologies incorporated into our prototypical design, which seamlessly blend both architecture and security.