n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Professional correctional officials in South Africa : a profile analysis

Volume 14, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



This article is based on a research project conducted by a research team of Technikon SA to analyse and describe the skills profile of correctional officials. The results from the research were used to develop a curriculum for the retraining of South African correctional officials. The curriculum now forms part of the basic training course of South African correctional officials. The aim of this article is to give the reader a broad overview of the results of the research.

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