Prison Drug Trading

Imagine you are a corrections professional working in a prison. You come across an inmate who appears to be under the influence of a drug. You take action against the inmate and immediately remove him from the rest of the population. You must now justify your actions through a presentation to your immediate supervisor.

Obtain an instructor-assigned drug from the following list:

· Alcohol

· Cocaine

· Heroin

· Marijuana


· Methamphetamine

· Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation explaining the situation and justifying your actions to your supervisor. Include the following:

· Describe the symptoms you observed that led you to believe the inmate was under the influence of a drug.

· Describe the physiological effects of the drug you believe the inmate used.

· Describe the possible consequences of leaving the inmate with the general population.

· Explain why you do or do not believe other inmates are using the substance, as well.

· Propose a plan for determining if the substance is being sold within the prison.

Include detailed speaker notes.

Include a minimum of two sources.

Format any citations in your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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