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by Lthenewbie
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Second thoughts?
Replies: 20
Views: 2010

Re: Second thoughts?

My CM from my home establishment said to me he hated his first year in the job as your still constantly learning he said it gets massively easier after your first year and tbf poelt is intense for some your jail will be different
by Lthenewbie
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Am I too old?
Replies: 17
Views: 1434

Re: Am I too old?

I wouldn't worry too much ... there's a guy who's 57 currently at newbold ... yes he's less flexible in a c and r lesson but some prisoners will refer to you as grandad ... which shows they don't see you as a threat they'd rather hit a young officer than an old 1 believe me .... Don't worry some of ...
by Lthenewbie
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Basement HQ
Topic: Recruitment
Replies: 12
Views: 887

Re: Recruitment

The numbers are inclusive of people that are retiring leaving etc the actual amount they need to recruit is closer to 10000 ... also there's another recruitment drive planned in the next year or so ... I got fucked to be interviewed whilst I was on my poelt course
by Lthenewbie
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Female Prison Officer attacked at Littlehey
Replies: 16
Views: 1329

Re: Female Prison Officer attacked at Littlehey

From what I've been told by people who know people who work there the guy who did it was not right mentally .... shame it happened at all but some of the loose cannons we deal with it unfortunately is an occupational hazard hope the officer makes a speedy and full recovery. From what I've also been ...
by Lthenewbie
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Tornado team
Replies: 17
Views: 1556

Re: Tornado team

5 years why five years you may have been in 5 years you may not be any good at c&r and could be somebody who's never been involved in an incident made me laugh that
by Lthenewbie
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Glasses and eye tests
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Re: Glasses and eye tests

I've got a blue light card so I had a free eye test anyway but don't want em getting broken at work and not being able to claim anything back etc
by Lthenewbie
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Glasses and eye tests
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Glasses and eye tests

Hi all wondered if any experienced officers could help me ... I've been for an eye test today and been told for reading or anything up close o should wear glasses the lowest prescription possible ..... Just wondered do the service pay anything towards glasses or supply them for us to use at work etc...
by Lthenewbie
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Control and restraint
Replies: 33
Views: 3196

Re: Control and restraint

Yes
by Lthenewbie
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Prison Officer Uniform change soon?
Replies: 29
Views: 3402

Re: Prison Officer Uniform change soon?

Specialist roles have a letter on there epuillettes as well so it is noticeable
by Lthenewbie
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Failing polet
Replies: 17
Views: 2129

Re: Failing polet

I'm not condoning the person turning up drunk but in my induction week can't count on one hand how many staff were feeling the effects of last night's staff night out etc
by Lthenewbie
Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: are we hourly paid or paid by a salary?
Replies: 47
Views: 2994

Re: are we hourly paid or paid by a salary?

Like talking to a brick wall on here sometimes seriously wonder how some people will cope on landings when they may be in charge of some of society's most vulnerable
by Lthenewbie
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Any yoi officers?
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: Any yoi officers?

I'm not from a yoi but I believe you don't do c and r it's called mmpr or something like that
by Lthenewbie
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: anti corruption
Replies: 43
Views: 3348

Re: anti corruption

That's the weirdest one I've heard a kfc for 400 pounds :slyay:
by Lthenewbie
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Newbold gym
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Newbold gym

It's pathetic mainly cardio stuff dumbbells go up to 20kg and a few machines
by Lthenewbie
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: huge object passing by Earth could be an alien spacecraft
Replies: 6
Views: 733

Re: huge object passing by Earth could be an alien spacecraft

Don't worry security have had various irs submitted it's a drone package