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An employee publication of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice

October 2021

Confidence is Key

Most recruits starting their first day at the training academy have no idea what working inside a prison is like. However, most understand that it’s a whole different world from anything they are used to.

For Officer Jeremy Mola, one quality that the academy emphasized beyond any other prepared him to maintain the safety of inmates, officers, and the public: confidence.