ALOT of overtime. dealing with the worst of the worst people
Correctional Officer (Former Employee) – Milwaukee County, WI – October 29, 2018
you get mandated daily to stay late or come in early, for 4 or 8 more hours. you lose your off days weekly. basically you cant plan anything in your outside life because you probably will get mandated for overtime and miss that family dinner, holiday, out of town family, friends events, etc. short staffed. stressful. everyone is looking out for themselves with little interest helping others unless it directly could effect them. some employees do bare minimum, or less and you are then seen to pick up slack or straighten out their mess, and finish your work before the shift is over.
on top of all that. you deal with the worst people in the area on their worst day of their lives usually, and they will make sure you know that.
pays less than most other jails in the area.
no social life, stressful, pays less than other jails