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Ask, "Are you OK?" first


February 11, 2008

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Gary T. Klugiewicz Klugie's Correctional Corner
with Gary T. Klugiewicz

Tip: Ask, "Are you OK?" first

Gary Klugiewicz spent nearly two-thirds of this twenty-five year career working in correctional facilities. During this time, his staff taught him many important lessons. One of the most important ones dealt with a female officer who had a cup of orange juice thrown on her. She taught her captain that before you ask a staff member what happened? You should ask the staff member if they are OK – before anything else.


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About the author

Gary T. Klugiewicz is retired from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department where he served three tours of duty "inside the walls" as a Correctional Officer, Deputy, Sergeant, and Captain. Gary has served as a Shift Supervisor, A CERT Team Commander, and a Special Management Team Security Supervisor for mentally ill inmates. Gary has developed defensive tactics training programs for Police, Corrections, Mental Health, and Tactical Teams. He is an instructor trainer for the State of Wisconsin’s correctional Principles of Subject Control (POSC®) Program, the ACMi® Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT®) Program, the Active Countermeasures (Dynamic Entry Training) Program for SWAT Personnel, and the lead instructor for Verbal Judo's Tactical Communication for the Correctional Professional training program. Contact Gary Klugiewicz





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