Prisoner Classification Interviewer

Interview new prison inmates to obtain social and criminal histories.
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Salary Range
$31,000 – $81,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Prisoner Classification Interviewers do?

Interviews new prison inmates to obtain social and criminal histories to aid in classification and assignment of prisoners to appropriate work and other activities: Gathers data, such as work history, school, criminal, and military records, family background, habits, religious beliefs, and prisoner’s version of crime committed. Analyzes prisoner’s social attitudes, mental capacity, character, and physical capabilities and prepares admission summary based on data obtained. Explains prison rules and regulations.

Should I be a Prisoner Classification Interviewer?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Classification Case Manager

    How to Become a
    Prisoner Classification Interviewer

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