Corruption has been on the increase among the correction employees as most are at high risk due to association with the people who have deviated from the normal way of life. They experience a lot of temptation that makes some of them fall and involve in evil acts. Some of the cases that are reported include the bribery from people who want to leave the custody. As such the correctional agencies should come in place to intervene to ensure that such cases are stopped. In this way, the correctional employees will adhere to the code of ethics and maintain the standards of the job to give them a good image to society.
Some of the temptations that they face include the being offered money by the prisoners so they can allow them to escape. Since most of their works go unappreciated by their managers with sometimes low salaries, they might be tempted to take such money. Some of them are being sent by the prisoners to buy illegal drugs, and they are offered some cash as payment. In this way, some always accept and assist them hence increasing the corruption in the working areas. Such cases are becoming common even among their heads and officers at a higher rank in the office.
Correctional agencies can improve the employees’ conditional of work and appreciate their job they can be satisfied with what they get from the agencies. Also, they can increase their allowances to ensure that they get enough to keep them throughout payment. In this way, the employees will remain faithful to their duties and observe the ethical codes of ethics. They will also improve their reputation to the public to believe that they are doing a good job and are not associated with corruption.