Relationship Between Corrections Officers and Inmates are 'a Very Common Story'
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[quote] It's “a very common story,” said the director of the Project on Addressing Prison Rape, Brenda Smith, a law professor at American University. “I think that it is sort of the construct of supervision in these settings that creates those environments and those opportunities,” said Smith, adding that such facilities are sexualized environments, where male inmates lack privacy and female staff members are often subject to sexual harassment from inmates or other staff members.
Smith, Brenda and Silva, Daniella, "Relationship Between Corrections Officers and Inmates are 'a Very Common Story'" (2022). Popular Media. 425.