Corruption in the Division of Corrections Volume II

Author: Chinyere Udeh


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Corruption in the Division of Corrections Volume II captured the ongoing events in the life of a female ex-Correctional Officer II who was victimized inside the corrupt system of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services from 2015 to 2020. It exposed the obstacles she encountered on her road to seeking justice as a result of the wrongful termination of her appointment, denial of medical treatment, unpaid wages, and illegal medical documentations. The book further exposed the rot in other critical institutions- the Federal EEOC and the Civil Rights Commission, which she approached in search of justice as her case was shockingly compromised in both agencies. She has shown a lot of resilience in her consistency and determination to seek for justice inspite of the series of disappointments from the DPSCS, the Federal EEOC, and the Civil Rights Commission. The questions she asks are as follows: Is the system so corrupt that it cannot give her justice in the America of today? Is justice for her close by, still far in the future, or even never going to come?

Ms. Chinyere Udeh is a first-generation Nigerian who grew up in America. Her passion for humanity and curiosity and love for the United States’ justice system, which she developed while growing up in America drove her into majoring and working in the area of Criminal Justice. She obtained a master’s degree in Homeland Security with concentration in Criminal Justice, from American Military University; a bachelor ’s degree(Hons) in Criminal Justice, and Certificate in Forensic Investigation, both from Coppin State University; and an Associate’s degree in Law Enforcement and Correctional Administration, from Baltimore City Community College. She joined the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Service in the state of Maryland in January, 2014, and worked in different sections in the Department: at various times as DNA Collector, Project Manager and Statistics Data Analyst. Although she advanced to the level of Correctional Officer II, her career progression was suddenly cut short albeit illegally when she was relieved of her job in June, 2019 without any just cause. It is this injustice and divine help that motivated her into becoming a writer. Ms. Udeh belongs to several national and international professional bodies in her area of specialization and fields of interest. She is a member of the American Military University Chapter of the Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement, the American Military University Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, the West Virginia lota Chapter of Pi Gamma National Honor Society for the Social Sciences, and the American Military University Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society. Furthermore, she is also a member of the African American Learning, Inclusion and Guidance Network, and also of the Society for Defense and Strategic Studies Club.

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Pages: 96 | Trim Size: 6x9

Genre: Biography

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