Mid-Level Supervisors: The Foundation of Jail Supervision
In closing, being a successful corrections supervisor can be rewarding and positive. Good supervision can dispel the negative myths about corrections. Supervisors have to move through differing ideologies about corrections, and have a firm understanding of staff responsibilities. Good supervisors can aspire to lead, being responsive to their subordinates and having the resilience and passion to carry on. Transformational leadership can motivate staff, recognize good work, and through firm discipline and mentoring, deal with problem staff.